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Comment: Re:Didn't Trillian do this? (Score 1) 242

by GreyFish (#43601937) Attached to: The Balkanization of Chatting

You can use an xmpp client with facebook chat. You can also use an XMPP client with MSN messenger (if you implement microsoft's auth goop). unfortunatly neither facebook or microsoft have enabled federation with there xmpp servers so they are still walled gardens, just walled gardens you can bring your own client to.

https://www.facebook.com/sitetour/chat.php
http://www.macnn.com/articles/11/12/15/ichat.now.able.to.connect.to.all.im.networks/
http://blog.process-one.net/details_on_msns_xmpp_server/

XMPP is the way to go, run your own server with ejabberd, prosody or openfire.

Comment: Re:DNSSec (Score 1) 35

by GreyFish (#42082019) Attached to: Google.com.pk and 284 Other<nobr> <wbr></nobr>.PK Domains Hacked
No it wouldn't of done - if you hack the registrar you can change the ds records as well as the ns records. dnssec makes no difference in this case. browser side certificate pinning and forcing sites to be https only would help - then the attackers wouldn't be able to set up fake sites. The real sites would still be broken tho!

Comment: Re:Encoded string (Score 2) 287

by GreyFish (#41856609) Attached to: WW2 Carrier Pigeon and Undecoded Message Found In Chimney

I get:

AOAKN HVPKD FNFJU YIDDC
RQXSR DJHFP EOVFN MIAPX
PABUZ WTYNP CMPNW HJR?H
NLXKE M?M?K ONOIB A???Q
UAOTA RBQRH DJOFM TPZLH
LKXEH REEHT JRZCQ FNKTQ
KLDTS EQIRU AOAKN

The F's are quite square, but the E's are rouned.

note that it starts and ends with AOAKN to tell whoever is decoding it how to generate the key.

SOE used "Poem codes":

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poem_code

Comment: Re:Keep nuclear tech out of the hands of the unsta (Score 1) 131

by GreyFish (#41718777) Attached to: Trade Show Video Features Iranian Tech, Talk of Stuxnet Retaliation
I was at an event in London recently about Iranian Internet censorship run by small media: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-09/27/403-forbidden-iranian-internet http://smallmediafoundation.com/ They said that watching which Iranian blogs get censored was a good way of seeing how power struggles were playing out in the Iranian government, and that at the moment right-wing nationalist blogs that were pro-Ahmadinejad were being censored showing that he was increasingly out of favour with the clerics...
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+ - EMF Camp, Hacker Camp for Makers and Hackers.->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "During Friday 31st August through to Sunday 2nd September 2012 there is a three-day camping festival for people with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, geeks, scientists, engineers, artists, and craftspeople. It is the largest of it's kind in the UK and there are still some tickets available."
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Comment: Re:We should follow Dave Chapelle's lead (Score 1) 285

by GreyFish (#40297035) Attached to: European Scientists Make a Case For a Return To the Moon
With a self replicating lunar factory of course:

http://www.islandone.org/MMSG/aasm/

With the advances in machine vision and CAD/CAM we have these days it would be fairly straight forward. We might have to ship up a fair amount of fluorine for the metallurgical stuff tho...

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