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Comment: Re:Take your space (Score 1) 290

by aduxorth (#49109887) Attached to: How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette

It doesn't hurt that I'm over two meters and twenty stone, of course.

Of course this helps in other places too, like clubs and bars. Bump into someone they turn around with an angry riled up look, then they look up, their face goes oh shit, then they turn around again. Doorways suck though :(

Comment: A combination (Score 1) 467

by aduxorth (#48890029) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Anti-Virus Software In 2015? Free Or Paid?
I've been looking after PC's for clients for 20 odd years, I've seen lots of different AV's and malware software, and for the last 4 or 5 years using a combination has worked fine.
Avast for the antivirus (free is fine) and malwarebytes for the malware protection. Running both has reduced the amount of call backs for fixing up machines due to nasties dramatically.
Keep in mind they are different products covering a different scope of nasties.

Comment: Re:It's official ... (Score 1) 68

by aduxorth (#48791445) Attached to: Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network

It makes me wonder why more router manufacturers don't use Linux or BSD derivatives for their firmware instead of writing garbage in-house

But that's the Thing.
They are running a Linux kernel, but stuffing around with how the system boots, what services are running on it (using their dodgy apps) and their incorrectly setup firewall rules.

Comment: Re:Varies by state and time (Score 1) 252

by aduxorth (#37852086) Attached to: New York State Releases Sex Offender Facebook App

I wonder how common forced/coerced incest is among 2-child families where the male is 2-10 years older than the female

You know, women can commit sexual assault too... Assuming a sexual aggressor is always male is the same kind of reasoning as the parents who assume a stranger is more likely to kidnap their child. Our society seems to hold less animosity towards female-on-male sexual abuse, but it still happens.

If only that would happen to me.

Wherever you go...There you are. - Buckaroo Banzai