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Comment: Company should insist on license agreement (Score 1) 224

by SwashbucklingCowboy (#48155449) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Handling Patented IP In a Job Interview?

If the company doesn't insist on a license agreement then walk away. Any lawyer worth his weight in rice would insist on a license agreement. If the company can't get that right all on their own they don't know enough about intellectual property to work with.

Comment: All phones? (Score 1) 298

by SwashbucklingCowboy (#44790023) Attached to: NSA Can Spy On Data From Smart Phones, Including Blackberry

Just because they can crack a four digit password on an iPhone doesn't mean they can quickly crack a 24 character password. A four digit password can be easily brute forced. That's not true with a 24 character password (emphasis on "easily"). Of course, few people have 24 character passwords.

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