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Comment: Huge impact where I work (Score 1) 233

by Jon_Hanson (#31955442) Attached to: McAfee Retracts Lowball Bug Damage Estimate
At a certain large semi-conductor manufacturer this false positive wreaked havoc. Most of our IT-supported laptops are running XP. Fortunately I figured out what was going on pretty quickly and knew how to fix it. Other people here weren't so lucky and it took the IT department at least half the day to figure out a solution. Most people were down the entire day.

Comment: Re:Lawyer? (Score 3, Informative) 554

by Jon_Hanson (#31817804) Attached to: Comcast Disables VCR Scheduling In New Guide
The FCC has ruled that condo/homeowner associations cannot restrict the installation of (small) satellite dishes or antennas for receiving television or Internet services. There are certain exemptions for historical preservation and such but other than that they must make reasonable accommodations. http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html

The only perfect science is hind-sight.