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Comment: Re:Common sense? In MY judiciary? (Score 2) 457 457

by JLennox (#46166269) Attached to: Judge Says You Can Warn Others About Speed Traps

Traffic tickets need to cite what law was broken. Officers can't write tickets for random activities and then let a judge decide later.

In this case it was "[a] state law that prohibits motorists from flashing after-market emergency lights, even though it's not clear that the lights Kintner used were after-market" which is clearly bullshit. It does not align with what the person did at all. I am impressed that the officer knew local code well enough to cite that specifically on the ticket.

Comment: Re:GPE (Score 1) 138 138

by JLennox (#46061279) Attached to: South Korean Court Rules That Phone Bloatware Must Be Deletable

On my Google Play Nexus 4 I can either update Google Wallet, which wants new permissions, or I can sit there with the update notice forever, but I can't uninstall it.

Google Currents, Google+, Google Wallet, Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Keep, Movie Studio, News & Weather, Photos, Gallery, Play Movies & TV, Play Music, Play Newsstand, Play Store, Quickoffice, Voice Search, Calendar, Clock, Downloads

Really, it's just Google branded bloatware. Using a custom shell I hid ~75% of the applications inside the launcher because I can't uninstall them, and I don't use them, ever.

Comment: Re:It also beefs up security. (Score 1) 195 195

by JLennox (#45698019) Attached to: Google Makes It Harder For Marketers To Collect User Data

Sorry, my point was obscured because it ate my html. I was saying you could send a link like img src="" and that being in an email, gets sent with your auth cookies to the server and issues the delete without you realizing it.

In that sense it's a big plus for security, but also hurts your privacy like you're saying.

Comment: It also beefs up security. (Score 1) 195 195

by JLennox (#45697385) Attached to: Google Makes It Harder For Marketers To Collect User Data

If I could likely deduce that inside our local software you owned an item with the id 9, I could email you:

Because the request goes out with your authorization cookie it'll executes successfully.

This is why you should only accept post requests for actions that change data and use xsrf tokens (that aren't stored in cookies, local storage, etc).

Comment: Re:And, Folks, stay tuned.. (Score 1) 239 239

by JLennox (#45622457) Attached to: Tesla Model S Battery Drain Issue Fixed

40watts is how much power the charger is using, not how much the car really needs to idle.

You're taking a hit in the AC->DC conversion, you're also taking a crap shoot at what the batteries need for amperage/voltage. A float charge, for 12volt batteries, is 13 to 13.8 volts at whatever for amperage. ~2amps hitting the batteries sounds reasonable to me.

It's not different than having a battery charger on your start battery plugged in.

I lived off grid for a year on a battery based system. You get OCD about it.

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the combination is locked up in the safe. -- Peter DeVries