* Posts by freezedri3d

4 posts • joined 11 Feb 2021

Dev creeped out after he fired up Ubuntu VM on Azure, was immediately approached by Canonical sales rep

freezedri3d

Re: I really don't see what all the fuss is about

Fair enough!

freezedri3d

Re: I really don't see what all the fuss is about

That's a smart dual-use!

freezedri3d

Re: I really don't see what all the fuss is about

That'd be a shame, since I think there's plenty of room in the industry for diverse opinions. But perhaps you're right; even though I've read this website for most of my career I shouldn't engage in the comments section as I don't fit the stereotype?

freezedri3d

I really don't see what all the fuss is about

Isn't it highly ironic that someone who lists themselves on LinkedIn as a Head of Offensive Security didn't bother to read the legal documents that he agreed to?

I seem to be the odd one out I guess, in that I find it obvious that when you list yourself in a public platform, and pay for services which comes with terms that you've accepted that organizations will use the information gathered?

It also amuses me no end, that the default response of this community and others seems to be "OMG MICROSOFT", when the other two cloud providers have literally built their businesses on knowing more about your personal life than Microsoft has ever cared to.

It's the same as Linux system administrators insisting that Microsoft is cancer, when AWS merrily fucks over whomever they please in the open source world and Google keeps more stuff hidden away (and for military use) that it publishes, while Microsoft actually sponsors a shit-ton of the open source ecosystem nowadays, including archiving it for posterity, while ensuring pretty much the standard for their projects (or project docs) is open-source nowadays.

Ballmer is long gone, grow up and stop acting like a tinfoil-hat-wearing parade of grumbling grandparents.

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