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Comment: The Thing The US Is Ignoring... (Score 1) 422

by BrendaEM (#48926661) Attached to: Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'

To make it easy to check for rouge or organized terrorists, is to make the country ripe for attack from large countries.

We assume that our enemy will be terrorists, but that may not me. Out next enemy may be another country. In that case you want all of your web of contractors, which is inclusive of so much more than just the primary contractor, you want them all secure.

Have you heard of: "loose lips sink ships?"

Our nation needs to be secure even at times from itself.

+ - FreeFileSync Served With Vostran Malware->

Submitted by BrendaEM
BrendaEM (871664) writes "FreeFileSync is an Rsync-like GUI file synchronization program. It has been an example of an excellent open source utility, but now, the Windows version comes with Vosteran malware which, provides no benefit and is difficult to remove.

The mere fact that Source-forge serves malware reduces the credibility of all open source software.

Freefilesyc's page:
I have started a discussion here:"

Link to Original Source

Comment: Needed Products (Score 1) 314

by BrendaEM (#48821347) Attached to: Radio Shack Reported To Be Ready for Bankruptcy Filing

They had some of the most popular computers at the time, such as the Model 1, Model 100-102, Color Computer 3, and Tandy 1000.

They have small stores, and yet, they have empty shelves. Where is the products? They could still have sold PC compatibles.

[In the 1990s, they should have put 68000 processors in their popular color computer like they had planned, but they were worried that it would cut into Tandy 1000 sales.]

If they go, I will miss them because they sold inexpensive computers that I could afford : (

Comment: Using Non-ECC Ram is Unacceptable (Score 1, Insightful) 138

by BrendaEM (#48667087) Attached to: Many DDR3 Modules Vulnerable To Bit Rot By a Simple Program

Unless you are making a Speak-and-Spell, it's foolish not to use non-ECC RAM. I would rather pay an additional 9th as much and have some peace of mind that the RAM will at least keep from flipping a bit from comic rays, which happens about once a week.

I take that back; put it in the Speak-and-Spell, too.

Comment: Another Side of The Coin (Score 1, Flamebait) 115

by BrendaEM (#48485297) Attached to: FAA Report Says Near Collisions With Drones On the Rise

Our skies are riddled with commercial airliners, and a few private planes, owned by people who could afford them. Perhaps quads are the next thing in personal aviation and perhaps also the FAA should give recognize this and give people some airspace, too.

I live in Silicon Valley, where you can hear airliners every few minutes, and police helicopters every weekend, So what really is the difference?

I also fear that the FAA is going to tighten private use, just so they can auction off the airspace rights to companies like Amazon.

Comment: Adroid's Reputation is Ruined (Score 1) 214

by BrendaEM (#48318237) Attached to: Android 5.0 Makes SD Cards Great Again

I will never trust Google with Android again, not for a platform for anything serious. When I bought my tablet, I could organize my pictures on it, and now it it sits in my room as an implement for occasional light browsing. Android had an edge over IOS, because I could do useful things with it, without begging Itunes to limit what types of files exist on my tablet.

I love QuickPic, for my pictures, and my Galaxy Note 8 may never be upgraded to Lollypop, so what I am to do throw it away?

Although I am angry, I have only myself to be angry at for trusting Google in the first place. Not evil, my ass!

Comment: Blue Collar VS White Collar (Score 1) 320

by BrendaEM (#48243085) Attached to: What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?

On the one hand we have internet providors effectivly stopping community internet.
On the other hand we have a lot of blue collar people who are going to be put out work.

While I cannot believe that the Teamsters and the Cab driver unsions are just laying down on this issue, in the end, the might not be able to stop driverless cars, because that's what Darpa wants for for their war machines.

Who is going to be the first unlucky person to die for driverless car research?
Who is going to be the furst unlucky person to die from a driverless war machine?

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