Plenty of times they are all wrong answers, and getting one of those questions wrong doesn't throw out your request completely, so your understanding of how it works has almost zero security as well.
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is pwnership of your computer
And be around and watching/sniffing when you login to irs.gov to get your password. Unless you're doing something retarded like storing your password unencrypted in a text file. Most of us have OSes with Password managers that don't suck ass.
Of course, they could just take the information from your mailbox on pretty much any given day of the week for most people and sign themselves up.
Your security concerns are really silly, there are far easier ways to own you, and by the time they've rooted your PC with malware to do what you want, they have everything anyway so your comment is pretty retarded, considering its far more useful to get to your bank accounts and credit accounts which actually have money available to them versus your IRS account which takes money from you.
China would really sanction such a petty operation against github
GitHub is suddenly target because of what?
It makes no sense for the Chinese to use their own primary connectivity to the rest of the world to run a half assed DDoS against a company that almost no one outside the OSS world even knows exists.
And if they wanted to do it, they'd take github down and be done with it. China has WAY more bandwidth than github, even taking AWS into account.
The whole story is wildly unbelievable to anyone who stops and thinks about it rather running life a half cocked nut job like appearently slashdot has devolved to. If you believe this story, you really need to come back to reality
nor that the Facebook TLS is properly signed if you can't rely on the DNS entry.
TLS doesn't depend on DNS working properly and not being corrupted. Its job, is in fact, to alert you of the fact that things like DNS corruption are taking place, or that someone is intercepting your traffic.
I've written many ActiveX controls, some for use in a browser, some not.
At no point was I required to sign or agree to a license to do so.
You can make ActiveX controls with any compiler that supports WIndows and will create DLLs with C++ calling conventions that match the MS style
ActiveX is no different than XPCOM
The only insightful thing about your post is that slashdot has fallen to the point that this sort of ignorance is so commonplace that you got modded to +5
Older iPhones are $100, so it's not a fraction of the price, is it?
What your doing is comparing your pinto to a vette and pretending the you got the same car for 1/10th the price.
Die hard Android fanboy exclaims how nothing will get him to switch
Apple doesn't want you, at all. You prefer things that less than 1% of the population even know about, and a hundredth of a percent of those people care about those features. People like yourself are statistical noise, nothing is lost by losing your business.
So now I have your name and birthdate
What digit does your SS# start at, if you don't mind?
My bank and CC companies verified my request to add the card to ApplePay after I added it to my phone but before it was usable.
I had to login to THEIR sites, not Apples.
Both of the banks and the on CC card I have on ApplePay required I read an email, click a link and login to my account and explicitly authorize the use of the card before it was usable.
You mean there are companies NOT doing this?!
For example Steve Jobs was known to park in handicapped spots
For your reference, a liver transplant gets you qualified for parking in a handicapped spot for some time after it occurs and all sorts of time while you're waiting, as does most of the other treatments he was going through.
Steve Job's crime was not displaying his tags, not that he wasn't a handicapped placard carrier.
And if you want to be retarded about it, he could have just bought a handicapped placard, but then his personal life and medical issues would have been on public display, which he didn't want.
So we're back to
Are we going to use them for NSA contractors, coders for various banks and such? Maybe let them write software for various government contracts right? Great idea!!
Only because of bleeding heart liberals who make things so difficult and allow repeated appeals and re-trial long after there is any doubt of guilt.
And only if you compare the cost of prison versus the legal costs involved in the death penalty. The instant you start including legal costs for life imprison it goes right back around to being stupid to let them live.
Sure, when people stop killing other innocent people, we'll stop killing them right back.
The reason, not excuse, to execute someone is simple, they've executed someone else themselves. This isn't a difficult concept really. Just because you don't agree doesn't mean you are right or more advanced. You may be, you may not be, but you are not in the position to make that determination.
If America wants to execute people, THEY WILL. Not having the drug sold to them will not change that, as clearly demonstrated by finding alternate methods.
Finally, Propofol is not used for executions, Euthasol is. Pentobarbital Sodium. And its not difficult to manufacture, its patented. America could easily make it if they want to
Perhaps if you knew a little bit more about the issue you wouldn't be making silly opinionated statements as if they were fact.
I'm sorry you're too simple minded to understand that some people are not worth letting live, but thats the reality of it. Not everyone is worthy of life, deal with it. You don't want to execute them, fine, don't. We have other people for that. Consider yourself VERY LUCKY to not have to have had to experience something so horrible that you believe the only response is to take someone elses life, and hope that you never end up knowing what it feels like.
Of course, as demonstrated by Utah, executing people isn't difficult, they'll just shoot them or hang them, thats ALL THAT HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED.
Instead of people being terminated quickly, painlessly and with no suffering, now they are fully aware of the end of their life as it happens. This is clearly a much better solution.
Personally, I'm happy for the lack of availability of Euthasol for use in human executions. Anyone who deserves execution does not deserve a quick, painless termination, they deserve to suffer as much as possible. The only way to make it better is to make them suffer like their victims, and their victims are NOT JUST THE PEOPLE THEY KILLED, but also all the people left behind. When someone murders another innocent being, plans it out, does the execution and shows no remorse at all (all of these things are the requirement for the death penalty in most places)