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Comment: Re:An ever bigger torpedo (Score 3, Informative) 228

by cheater512 (#49628811) Attached to: Self-Driving Big Rigs Become a Reality

Erm its already sorted out? There is a human in the car/truck you know for that exact reason.
It detects an unusual situation and gets the fleshy to take over.

And once a set of road works are mapped, the cars can learn from others that have already gone through.
Ideally the councils/counties would actually have some ability to control the autonomous cars, specify road closures and stuff like that before the car even gets close.

Comment: Re:Windows !!! (Score 1) 93

by cheater512 (#49556031) Attached to: Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign

You are clearly clueless about how Linux does it, and yes Windows can not do it.

On my servers, the DNS server runs under it's own user. It can't touch anything it isn't supposed to. The mail server runs under it's own. The web server runs under it's own. Hell even the server monitoring software runs under it's own user.

This is by default with nothing further to do - No service can muck with stuff it isn't allowed to, and even if there was autoplay on USB sticks, nothing on that USB stick could touch any of the services.

How does Windows compare again?

Comment: Re:Gosh, really? It's a privacy concern? (Score 1) 73

by cheater512 (#49433477) Attached to: Phone App That Watches Your Driving Habits Leads To Privacy Concerns

There is a situation where this sort of this is worth, and the base concept is sound (cheaper premiums to verifiably safer drivers).

You'd need a not for profit organisation to actually collect the data. The insurance industry should fund it but have no direct control over it. The organisation would then set out stringent privacy controls and only give the insurance companies a score and no real data.

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