And you're too literal, you narrow minded moron.
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Scientists and engineers are by definition not supposed to be ethical.
You and I, as private citizens, take what they produce, determine if it's ethical/profitable/whatever, and act accordingly. Whether that is enacting a law banning said product, regulating it, or saying let the market do with it as it pleases.
As a programmer, I applaud their skill, and even more so that they were able to complete what they set out to do. As a programmer, I understand why we celebrate these type of stories.
As a private citizen, I do fear for my privacy.
But do not confuse the two perspectives.
" by stupidly assuming a client and a server need synchronized time values in the first place"
Have you worked with Amazon S3?
If your time is off by more than 15 minutes than Amazon's servers, you get a big ol fat rejection response saying your clocks arent sync.
"A corp is an abstract non-human entity"
I know of 9 judges who would tell you otherwise.
TFA also states HP as an offending vendor? It's not very clear.
Sounds like this could be vendor agnostic?
How does this:
3) No Paid Prioritization - An ISP can't tell a website that the website will be slowed down unless they pay for "fast lane access." (Note: This doesn't mean the ISP can't sell users faster speeds for more money. Just that ISPs can't try to double-dip by charging web content providers to allow/speed up their traffic through the ISP's network as well as charging users for the Internet access to get the web content.)
Affect Netflix and that whole deal, if at all
Until the medium of any available wired connection produces a slower and less reliable connection than a wireless one, I will always want a wired connection.
Just curious, why?
Surfs up brah
1 ) This could've already happened.
2 ) How long would this be visible for?
Thankfully it reads 4.1.15-1.1381_SKYN12nnmp
I will be watching ever so closely for this build number and will be running to my bomb shelter when it comes.
That sounds soooooo familiar... I just can't place it...
Among other reasons, this article here.
Clearly they are monitoring this activity already, all they need to do is hit the "Give me random person from list of thousands" button and you're fucked.
Someone already commented about this.