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Comment: Re:The reason is more simple (Score 1) 149 149

I think a plug-in hybrid is the only thing close to an electric that would work for me, short of having multiple cars. I'm considering a Diesel plug-in SUV or wagon for my next car, as the vast majority (all but 2-4 drives a year) would fall into a 40 mile round trip, with all but probably fewer than 20 being round trips of less than 5 miles. On the other hand, I have very little incentive to get anything 'more efficient' as I can't remember exactly the last time I refuelled my gasoline auto. I think maybe 6 weeks ago. The plug in would just mean I don't have to refuel almost ever, which would be sort of nice, and that the fuel tank would always be full, also sort of nice.

Comment: Re:Cheaper than that (Score 1) 60 60

Yeah I built a NAS with 'disks' and all the new machines just get SSD for local stuff. If/when I am faced with having to be in scenarios where I'm disconnected or poorly connected for long periods of time again I'll have to reconsider, unless we're all sporting 4tb SSDs by then.

Comment: Re:Security theatre. (Score 2) 357 357

I have video footage of a mall in Asia where the entrance metal detector is shrieking every time someone walks through it; no one is stopped or even slowed down for several minutes until a grubby looking character is pulled aside, based on suspicion of being a Muslim or something I suppose.

+ - SourceForge MITM Projects-> 2 2

lister king of smeg writes: What happened?

SourceForge, once a trustworthy source code hosting site, started to place misleading ads (like fake download buttons) a few years ago. They are also bundling third-party adware/malware directly with their Windows installer.

Some project managers decided to leave SourceForge – partly because of this, partly just because there are better options today. SF staff hijacked some of these abandoned accounts, partly to bundle the crapware with their installers. It has become just another sleazy garbage site with downloads of fake antivirus programs and such.

How can I help?

If you agree that SourceForge is in fact distributing malicious software under the guise of open source projects, report them to google. Ideally this will help remove them from search results, prevent others from suffering their malware and provide them with incentive to change their behavior.

As this story has been submitted several times in the past several days, by various submitter and is going around various other tech forums( https://news.ycombinator.com/i... , https://soylentnews.org/articl... , https://www.reddit.com/r/progr... ,) this submitter wonders has our shared "glorious Dice Corporate overloads" been shooting this story down?
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