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Comment: Re:not supposed to be on the web! (Score 2) 329

by LookIntoTheFuture (#48018427) Attached to: Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found

I'm not sure bash was ever intended to be involved in web facing applications. That's not what it's for! Once you go down that road, even indirectly, there's a lot that can go wrong.

Maybe next someone will run arbitrary user input from the web through g++, execute it in ring 0, and call it a security hole?

Ah. So you've heard of systemd?

Dun, dun, dun, tsss. Is it getting hot in here?

Comment: Third-Party Doctrine (Score 0) 126

by LookIntoTheFuture (#47940419) Attached to: Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google

it leaves unresolved the tension between security and convenience when both companies' devices are configured to upload user content to iCloud and Google+ servers for backup and synchronization across devices

The existence of the Third-Party Doctrine makes the decision simple for me.

Comment: Re:What are the bounds of property? (Score 4, Insightful) 166

by LookIntoTheFuture (#47898059) Attached to: Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World
In a perfect world, people would be polite and ASK if they could take photos of you or your property. But in this reality, people can do whatever they want without thinking about anyone else. Empathy is frowned upon. It's mine and I want it NOW NOW NOW. Wah! he's not letting me do whatever I want to! What an asshole!

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