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Comment: Re:No (Score 1) 336

by Zilog (#42395447) Attached to: You're Being DDOSed — What Do You Do? Name and Shame?

I reiterate: What we need is for ISPs to block packets originating from their network that that don't have correct return IP addresses;

Imho, in the case of an UDP RDDoS, it seems unfeasable to me. In a nowaday common ISP, networks are very very intricated and the cost to decide for each datagram if we've a valid OIP is far too heavy, and that's maybe impossible if not dangerous with a living network.

Comment: Just lie (Score 1) 550

by Zilog (#39286601) Attached to: Why Making Facebook Private Won't Protect You
Requiring future employees Facebook profiles access is just dumb.

Job seekers just have to make one more profile (preferably when registering the first time), a fake, neutral profile (name.firstname instead of firstname.name, etc.). I bet one day you 'll find specialized services for maintening fake/neutral profiles. Facial recognition should not be a trouble with "adequates" shooped profile pictures.

+ - P2P Ruled as "Completely Neutral" in Spain->

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Sir Mal Fet (1402403) writes "In line with previous rulings discussed here, a judge in spain has ruled that P2P technologies are "completely neutral" (original in spanish ; Google translation ), thus dismissing a lawsuit originated in 2008 from the Spanish Association of Musical Producers (Promusicae), Warner, EMI, and Sony suing Pablo Soto, a spanish man who created the Blubster, MP2P y Piolet programs to share files. The labels demanded 13 million euros in damages arguing that the mere existence and distribution of P2P technologies violated copyright, but the ruling stated the technology itself was neutral, so the creator could not be held responsible for how the software was used, and demanded that they pay for legal expenses. Promusicae said it was going to appeal the ruling."
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+ - What should I do in a post SOPA world

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "I'm working as a freelancer in a network related firm located in Europe , almost 50 % of my customers are coming from North America (majority from the US). we (the firm where I work) already started to move our servers from the states to different locations — we prefer not to store our equipment in hostile environments .

As I really don't want to loose my customers as I had in Egypt during the blockade , I'm wondering what would be more acceptable for a US based end user:

using a .onion (I hope it will not be also compromised) as an entry point ?
after looking in the common end user equipment I found only a few that support DNSSEC out of the box (or even are capable of installing such software).

I know that network isn't directly connected to SOPA but I prefer to be ready before the problems starts"

Comment: A globally recognized contribution (Score 1) 725

by Zilog (#37700234) Attached to: Dennis Ritchie, Creator of C Programming Language, Passed Away

The talent of this man has a major part in what has made our world today.

His contribution was essential and it is perceptible throughout the world today.

He deserves all the honors, if not more, than a talented salesman gadget.

Paix à ta mémoire, l'ami. Ce soir j'arroserai dignement ton départ.

+ - Dennis Ritchie passed away last weekend->

Submitted by evohe80
evohe80 (737760) writes "Rob Pike has been one of the first to announce the dead of the creator of C, UNIX and many other great works: "I just heard that, after a long illness, Dennis Ritchie (dmr) died at home this weekend. I have no more information.

I trust there are people here who will appreciate the reach of his contributions and mourn his passing appropriately.

He was a quiet and mostly private man, but he was also my friend, colleague, and collaborator, and the world has lost a truly great mind.""

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