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Comment: one word answer: don't (Score 3, Insightful) 338

by camusflage (#40064373) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Monitor Traffic?

Fortigate will do what you need out of the box, paired with Fortianalyzer.

The bigger question is WTH you're doing with this. You can't put monitoring software on the devices, but you can look at every last bit they send and receive? Legal issues are a far bigger problem when data is in transit (as in flying across the network) than when it's at rest on the device. You won't even see everything, as a lot is TLS-protected and if it's a phone, it can bypass the fixed network entirely. I somehow doubt that he's making his wife and kids agree to an AUP that allows this sort of monitoring.

Comment: Re:Was this TMBG? (Score 1) 188

by camusflage (#37572082) Attached to: Ask <em>They Might Be Giants</em> About Almost 30 Years of Music

Nope. The song I heard included such gems as, "The worst part about it is the bitch that they can be; Just to kiss 'em they charge admission, when it used to all be free." and, "No wine, no flowers; Don't waste your cash. Because she has a bleeding gash." I think puerile sums it up nicely.

Comment: Was this TMBG? (Score 1) 188

by camusflage (#37568708) Attached to: Ask <em>They Might Be Giants</em> About Almost 30 Years of Music

Back in my misspent youth some 20 years ago, someone gave me a song they swore was TMBG, recorded in someone's basement. The title was "On the Rag", and while the vocals bore some resemblance, the lyrics were predictably puerile. Was this really you guys, or was my friend just pulling my leg?

Comment: Re:Ok to carry drugs now? (Score 1) 285

by camusflage (#30104464) Attached to: TSA Changes Its Rules, ACLU Lawsuit Dropped

In a word, no.

The directive means they can't go looking for evidence of crimes that are not primary in their mission. If, during the course of their search to make sure you're not carrying contraband onto an airplane (ie, dangerous shit like knitting needles) they find prima facie evidence of a crime (your coke, a severed head, "interesting" pictures involving a horse), they'll turn you over to local law enforcement.

All this means is that they're limited to investigating air safety. Unless they stumble across something that is clearly illegal (and $4300 cash is NOT that), they cannot do anything. Even if they do find something interesting, they cannot detain you, as they are not law enforcement. Those two things are what the ACLU fought for here. Even though they're a bunch of data-profiling dickwads (and that was why I stopped my sponsorship of them), they do get it right now and then.

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