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Comment: Re:Data Security Officer (Score 3, Insightful) 192

by chriscappuccio (#47303249) Attached to: Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips

Sorry but unless you define "GOOD ITSEC company audit the shit out of it" in tangible terms that can actually hold someone liable for failure in a real way, this is just baloney. And if you define it with teeth, the price will increase. Basically, to define it properly, you'd be able to do it yourself. Oops.

Comment: Re:Or.. (Score 1) 360

by chriscappuccio (#46818369) Attached to: Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced

The OpenBSD version of this library should work on any modern unix system with minimal to no change at all. The code being removed affects VMS, Windows, OS/2, and other systems. Even modern versions of Windows should require less hacks to work properly these days. The HUGE amount of workarounds, abstractions and obfuscations to support these ancient/useless systems are nothing but a hindrance to bug-free TLS support.

Comment: This wasn't obvious from the start? (Score 1) 159

Since the energy required to produce corn ethanol is nearly equal or sometimes greater than the energy gained as fuel, corn sucks. It should be obvious that you are going to produce more emissions with corn. Even when the tarsands require large amounts of refining, that tarsand oil will be used to produce corn ethanol. Oil is used today in corn agriculture and production of ethanol. Corn as a biofuel is an odd stop-gap. If we have to use subsidies, why not encourage farmers to make some other crop that transforms to oil with higher efficiency?

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