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Comment: Re:And the NSA is grabbing it as we speak ... (Score 2) 79

by Narcocide (#49695293) Attached to: Mobile Spy Software Maker MSpy Hacked, Customer Data Leaked

I like this one better.

1) allegedly hack into mSpy to steal data.
    * didn't need to do this part, because you already work for the NSA and have all the data, but it was fun anyway
2) post stolen data to the darkweb (nobody there will ask if you simply downloaded it of your work intranet, they'll assume you just hacked mSpy)
3) profit (and laugh while mSpy implodes under a dogpile of negative publicity, all cleanly deflected from your employer)

Comment: Woops, accidentally voted for only 2. (Score 1) 301

I voted for 2, thinking that I'd want to still be able to use an external mouse/trackball if I was gaming on it because I wouldn't want to have to unplug the mouse to mount a USB drive, but then I realized that if it didn't have an ethernet port either, I'd want at least 3.

Comment: Re:Has to be worse? (Score 1) 82

by Narcocide (#49572581) Attached to: ATT, DirecTV Mega-Merger May Go Through

I think that is most likely actually because someone in the area you moved to was offering DirecTV a better deal than AT&T was in that region. Your main point likely stands, because a merger between AT&T and DirecTV would no doubt preclude them from bundling with other companies except for regions where AT&T has no service coverage whatsoever, but that's likely got little or nothing to do with the upgrade to U-Verse in the area you moved from. In my region, for example, DirecTV will happily bundle you with U-Verse, whereas just a few blocks east of here where I used to live their choice was Time Warner Cable. For all I know this may change from block-to-block, or even building-to-building.

Comment: Re:Dell, HP, Panasonic (Score 5, Insightful) 417

by Narcocide (#49540795) Attached to: We'll Be the Last PC Company Standing, Acer CEO Says

I think you probably aren't aware that Dell has a pretty decent foothold in the market of prefab data center solutions, and compared to a lot of others their servers&racks snap together a lot nicer, and come with a lot more enterprise-friendly tech support. Don't get me wrong, I'm no big fan of Dell so I'm not gonna advertise for them, but if you Google "Dell blade server" I'm sure you'll quickly realize its no laughing matter.

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. -- Isaac Newton

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