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Comment Re:Stupid FUD (Score 1) 303

What about environments like universities, where you have hundreds or thousands of students that have access to your network via Ethernet ports in classrooms or lecture halls? Someone plugging in one of these devices and frying a stack of Cisco switches is quite feasible. Wonder if it would fry the whole stack, or only the blade directly connected to the port.

Use this as a justification to install wireless for all network guests, remove/disconnect the physical ports. Probably not a large threat but you can exaggerate the threat when going for the money.

Comment Please tell VMware (Score 4, Informative) 229

Damn vCenter web client requires me to install flash for it to work at all. On a production system that I rely on to manage my data center I have to install Flash. Some fun times for a system that by security policy is isolated from the internet. Someone please give VMware a clue.

Comment Re:The Onion had it right (Score 1) 118

You seem to be ignoring how people in Africa do STUPID things that spread ebola, that a person in a first world country would never do. Eating bats as bush meat, fondling the dead, not respecting quarantine....Africa has huge problems because too many Africans are STUPID

And people in the first world do stupid things like believing that vaccines cause autism

Comment Base Stickers??? (Score 1) 843

ALL AF bases and the majority of the the other services did away with base stickers several years ago and now everyone in the vehicle over the age of 16 has to display a valid Government issued ID to get on base. That being said it is still relatively to get onto most installations but the steal a vehicle with a base sticker thing no longer applies.

Comment Re:Why isn't this illegal again? (Score 2) 614

Tech workers are anti-union because they all believe they are above average and that having a union will drag down their wages to the average. They don't realize that employers are taking advantage of their pig-headedness.

News Flash: Unions can bargain working conditions and leave salaries to individuals. Working conditions can mean no more exempt employee bullshit, no more arbitrary changes to 401K programs, no arbitrary changes to vacation policies when a company is bought out, etc. etc. etc.

Comment Re:Factor of 10 (Score 1) 77

See F-4 and F-35 for proof of the principle. If you make something that has to a hundred different things don't be surprised if is very expensive.

The US DoD will never learn. Build something for a single purpose you get it faster, cheaper and it is usually pretty good at the mission, see B-52, A-10, F-16 or F-15. Build it for a single mission then maybe modify it for additional missions afterwards

Comment Re:wrong (Score 2) 385

As am I, States' Rights is perhaps the greatest issue facing our nation today. And nullification is the right of the jury; whether by design or intentional, it is indeed a good feature.

Not Jury nullification but this:
  Nullification is a term that means that states could reject or nullify a law passed by Congress if they do not like the law. Think about it for a minute.

Comment Japan killed 80M, Not so fast there (Score 2) 216

Check your facts before spouting off about the Mass Media.

According to this link http://www.nationalww2museum.o... the death total for WW2 was 90M so 80M for Japan might be a tad high. Granted the totals for China are in dispute but still complaining about the Mass Media getting it wrong then putting in such a number is just wrong.

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