The protection they rely on is holding the device like they should. If it's taken the PIN will be trivially bypassed anyway. Now I feel like an idiot for replying to what probably amounts to a troll, but you never know.
I think most people just realize PINs are more hassle than they're worth. Having to enter them all the time while in public with people and CCTV cameras everywhere it's not exactly a secret number anymore.
Police almost never stop crimes directly. They mostly just document them after the fact. If you want to have security you really need to take measures into your own hands.
Why does it not? Because of the proximity required? What if she had been running a tor exit node?
People do in fact grow food without the use of any sort of pesticides, but typically only on very small scales for obvious reasons. You're right that organic definitely does not mean free of pesticides, but there are different standards and certifications for it too. I've been meaning to look into the differences in these certifications, but I haven't managed to get around to it yet. This is an area where we definitely need to raise the bar so we can figure out what really matters.
So glad this is finally being taken seriously! I've often wondered why we don't see more persistent infections given how firmware is handled these days.
A quick search reveals payroll can be handled with a 4 step process. Seems pretty simple to me. If it's actually a problem for you it really shouldn't require much additional code to implement something.
I seriously doubt anyone thinks it will be better in every way. I don't like the idea that most Americans are afraid to go to the doctor because of money. What if they had some seriously dangerous contagious infection, etc? Not taking care of all people in our borders on a basic level is a serious threat to public health.
Probably wasting my time asking, but why was I modded down for this comment? The lack of proper peer review has always been why I've not recommended Skype for any situation where privacy is important.
If you are serious about privacy Skype was never even an option!
I might agree with you had GRUB ever failed me.
It's not just the mufflers either. The engine compartment itself on pretty much any vehicle made in the past decade tends to be pretty well insulated. Many times people have been standing right next to my car (which isn't even new) in a quiet area and didn't realize it was running. Your best bet for hearing any vehicle in recent years is the road noise from the tires. If they're going too slow for that, then your eyes (or those of your guide dog/etc) should be more than sufficient!
For me it's not about fear, it's about identifying real issues and actually doing something about them instead of playing the blame game and demonizing stuff, etc. We're supposed to be the best, not just getting by! We can do so much better if we just stop all the pretending that we've got things figured out. If we did, we would at the very least have some clear solutions to many of the problems and be working towards them. I just want a nation I can be proud of. Right now this is a nation where ignorance and fear are running rampant and it's significantly hindering our progress.
Who cares if it's a conspiracy or not? The stuff is in fact happening, for whatever reason.
Given that "an astounding 2,300 Americans are reported missing every day, including both adults and children" (truTV), it seems to me any number of agencies could easily pull this off at will. Not saying they do, but, how would we know?