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Comment: So it's not actually anonymous (Score 1) 124

by PartyBoy!911 (#43502871) Attached to: Siri Keeps Your Data For Two Years

As the map you voice recordings to an id and map that id to your apple id, I find it very strange they can claim it's anonymous!

From a better article:
http://arstechnica.com/apple/2013/04/apple-remembers-where-you-wanted-to-get-drunk-for-up-to-2-years/

Muller pointed out, however, that the identifiers are deleted immediately—"along with any associated data"—when a user turns Siri off on his or her device. (You can do this by going to Settings > General > Siri on a supported iOS device.)

If you can delete the identifiers and associated data when disabling Siri, it is not anonymous.

Also voice recognition has been working fine for many years now, if they want to find your voice clips it shouldn't be much trouble.

Comment: Re:Google hates privacy (Score 1) 153

by PartyBoy!911 (#43445227) Attached to: Google, Apple Lead Massive List of Companies Supporting CISPA

Don't forget Googlesharing

https://addons.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/addon/googlesharing/

GoogleSharing is a system that mixes the requests of many different users together, such that Google is not capable of telling what is coming from whom. GoogleSharing aims to do a few very specific things:

Comment: Maybe they should look at FreeIPA & SSSD (Score 2) 35

by PartyBoy!911 (#43412103) Attached to: Draft IETF Standard for SSH Key Management Released

Why reinvent the wheel :-%

https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/17/html/FreeIPA_Guide/user-keys.html

5.3. Managing Public SSH Keys for Users
OpenSSH uses public-private key pairs to authenticate users. A user attempts to access some network resource and presents its key pair. The first time the user authenticates, the administrator on the target machine has to approve the request manually. The machine then stores the user's public key in an authorized_keys file. Any time that the user attempts to access the resource again, the machine simply checks its authorized_keys file and then grants access automatically to approved users.
There are a couple of problems with this system:

        SSH keys have to be distributed manually and separately to all machines in an environment.
        Administrators have to approve user keys to add them to the configuration, but it is difficult to verify either the user or key issuer properly, which can create security problems.

On Fedora, the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) can be configured to cache and retrieve user SSH keys so that applications and services only have to look in one location for user keys. Because SSSD can use FreeIPA as one of its identity information providers, FreeIPA provides a universal and centralized repository of keys. Administrators do not need to worry about distributing, updating, or verifying user SSH keys.

Comment: Re:ldap? (Score 2) 35

by PartyBoy!911 (#43412057) Attached to: Draft IETF Standard for SSH Key Management Released
There is SSSD for that:

http://www.ohjeah.net/2011/06/09/linux-ssh-pam-ldap-sssd-2008-r2-ad-deployment/

The SSSD is intended to provide several key feature enhancements to Fedora. The first and most visible will be the addition of offline caching for network credentials. Authentication through the SSSD will potentially allow LDAP, NIS, and FreeIPA services to provide an offline mode, to ease the use of centrally managing laptop users.

The LDAP features will also add support for connection pooling. All communication to the ldap server will happen over a single persistent connection, reducing the overhead of opening a new socket for each request. The SSSD will also add support for multiple LDAP/NIS domains. It will be possible to connect to two or more LDAP/NIS servers acting as separate user namespaces.


It is originally a Fedora project but has been ported to most other distro's.

In combination with FreeIPA it is even better.

Comment: Playing on Fedora since public beta... no problem (Score 2) 158

by PartyBoy!911 (#43072353) Attached to: Gamer Rewrites Valve's Steam Installer For Debian

Valve put it out ther on their developer site since day one... https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Steam_under_Linux

1 Native Steam on Linux
        1.1 Unpackaged
        1.2 Arch Linux
        1.3 Fedora
        1.4 Gentoo
        1.5 openSUSE / SUSE
        1.6 Ubuntu

So big deal, it only took you 3 months more time then the other distro's
15:56, 16 December 2012 Hanno (Talk | contribs) (9,101 bytes) (Native Steam on Linux Beta Client)

Comment: It's all nirvana's fault (Score 0) 562

by PartyBoy!911 (#43026239) Attached to: Controversy Over Violet Blue's Harm Reduction Talk

Let's see what kind of rape flashbacks this triggers ;-)

Rape Me Lyrics - Nirvana

Rape me
Rape me my friend
Rape me
Rape me again

Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?

Hate me
Do it and do it again
Waste me
Rape me, my friend

Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?

My favourite inside source
I kiss your open sores
I appreciate your concern
You're gonna stink and burn

Rape me
Rape me, my friend
Rape me
Rape me again

Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?
Am I the only one?

Rape me!
Rape me!
Rape me!
Rape me!
Rape meeeeeeeeeee!

Comment: Re:What? (Score 1) 562

by PartyBoy!911 (#43026163) Attached to: Controversy Over Violet Blue's Harm Reduction Talk

So the people who talk about rape all the time (Ada initiative) can't handle some nerd speaking about how bad date rape drugs are?

If you are correct in your assumption that this talk would trigger bad stuff in rape victims, then the same should apply to this very post.
So by your own reasoning your own posts and the attention you create by pulling this talk will harm many more rape victims than would be present in the room.

And why only woman victims? Is rape only done by men??? Or do you only care about women? If you only care about women, why should men care about you?

Reality must take precedence over public relations, for Mother Nature cannot be fooled. -- R.P. Feynman

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