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Comment A fan when it was scifi, not syfy (Score 1, Insightful) 602 602

In case you have not noticed, it seems that the syfy channel is showing anything but science fiction and made the switch quite some time ago. I really believe that the producers have no idea what scinece fiction really is or who the classic scifi authors might be.

Comment yahoo!!! (Score 1) 245 245

Yahoo,hummm, tried them early on, did not like, will not use yahoo anymore. I fact, I was asked to use facebook, don't like them either, am about to unload them, too. It is like "texting", a total distraction and unsafe for any driver. I think I will remain with html, e-mail, and my blog (which I have neglected to keep up). I have no use for all the toys of Microsoft. In fact, I have had problems with meta on xhtml as on Bluefish and have gone back to html 4.01 without meta at all, but do use CSS. Too much junk is a bane to we dinosaurs.

Comment Re:Why do people even install anything? (Score 1) 676 676

I did have to call and get my system router, an very old Netgear RT314 to work but that was simple enough. One thing, though, When one does go through CERT's non-tech users site, one finds that tehy recommend bout a hardware (router) and a software firewall. Of course, they are talking about with Microsoft but I find it works with Linux, too. I use Linux but my wife does have a Win98se system which is almost never online. Since I do websites and am an IRC netadmin for deepspace.org, too, I did have to get my new IP registered with my host so I could log on with my O-line, hehehehe. I never did use the Roadrunner web site nor their e-mail and have no real reason to use Comcast's services, either, I simply use their IP throughput and if any problems arise, there is always DSL, but that is AT&T here in Houston, too.
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Journal Journal: Comcast to TimeWarner migration issues

In early March, I received email from TimeWarner informing me that it was time to migrate my web pages from Comcast to TimeWarner. I was assured that tools were available to automatically perform this migration, with a pointer to the migration tool. I read the associated FAQ file from help.rr.com, which explained that the web pages would be moved in their entirety, including the usename and password, from the Comcast server to the Roadrunner server. Since the migration procedure seemed to be
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Submission + - China bans porn messages and pics to phones

Awksjaw writes: Chinese police are warning mobile users to think again before sending pornographic pictures or text messages from their phones. Anyone caught sending explicit messages could face a fine of 3,000 yuan ($388) and up to two weeks in prison.

If you are caught selling mucky mobile content you could spend up to three years in prison.

Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage. -- Lazarus Long

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