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Comment: Mozilla: Why break stuff instead of fixing it? (Score 5, Interesting) 88

by OMG (#42563053) Attached to: Apple and Mozilla Block Vulnerable Java Plug-ins

Why is no one recommending to raise the security level for Java applets from "medium" to "high" or "very high"?

Since Update 10 there is this new control that could be employed exactly right now:

Comment: Innovation, really? (Score 1, Insightful) 121

by OMG (#39333783) Attached to: Yahoo Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Facebook

I have taken the time to read through some of their earlier patents cited in the law suit. "Intelligent placement of adds", likelihood of clicks etc. This is so ... innovatiive?
Any of those guys and patent lawyers ever worked in the "real world"? Just because you do something that has been done all the time on the web it's not automatically an innovation.

"To take a significant step forward, you must make a series of finite improvements." -- Donald J. Atwood, General Motors