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Comment: Re:Shareholder interest is in profits not right/wr (Score -1) 107

by SCVirus (#39058017) Attached to: SEC Decides Telcos Must Give Shareholders a Vote On Net Neutrality
The relative power of the output of significantly above average intellects of the world massively dwarfs the monetary assets of the 'one percenters'. Give me the intellectual output of 20 grade students of my choice and I can own the white house and Greece in a decade.

Comment: Re:Arduino, anyone? (Score -1) 161

by SCVirus (#38479938) Attached to: Raspberry Pi Beta Boards Unveiled
I see that you are attempting to make the troll 2.0 look stupid, by criticizing the very nature of trolling 2.0.

Trolling 2.0 is an attempt to herd a segment of the readership of the materials to be caught in an uncomfortable zone of cognitive dissonance. In this case, it is between their confirmation bias ( the bias is towards low level technologies) and their desire to not be associated with stupidity. This was poorly executed, but in an ideal case, a significant segment of the target would, for a brief moment, be highly inclined to accept and internalize the stupidity, then a painful moment of doubt is to occur, etc, etc, etc

Comment: Re:There are a lot of Microsoft shills here... (Score -1) 221

by SCVirus (#37957922) Attached to: MS Traces Duqu Zero-Day To Font Parsing In Win32k
10 year old equipment? No. But NT4 was released 15 years ago, and was expected to work on hardware considerably older than that. In the mid 90s, security was a joke. Every operating system had a plethora of unpatched, often public, remote root vulnerabilities.

The real question is, "Is there any good reason this was never changed?".

Comment: Re:Not provably secure (Score -1) 185

by SCVirus (#37914600) Attached to: OpenBSD 5.0 Unleashed On the World
OpenBSD WAS more secure in-so-far as its default installation was and is very minimal, and somewhat security oriented. When this was compared to relatively bloated default installations of other distributions/operating systems, it was quite reasonable to consider OpenBSD more secure.
However, as the number of programmer hours on other systems continues to increase relative to OpenBSD, it is unlikely that OpenBSD is significantly more secure than some other modern operating systems (even in this biased criteria).

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