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Comment: Re:astounding that defaults are not tougher (Score 1) 210

by dpdjvan (#43406495) Attached to: The Search Engine More Dangerous Than Google
I don't think it should be too difficult, having something like the device MAC address, serial number or other items printed on the device would allow it to be straight forward for technical support as you can always require the serial number to provide support. This should also enusre that the chance of two defaults being indentical would be very low.

Comment: Re:Title misleading? (Score 1) 111

by dpdjvan (#42972271) Attached to: Cellphone Privacy In Canada: Encryption Triggers Need For Warrant
In that case I would completely agree with that. I think the big thing that if an outsider couldn't find the phone and be able to access it, would require a warrent for the police to access it as well. So facial recognition I would add as "otherwise locked to outside users" category.

Comment: Re:Title misleading? (Score 1) 111

by dpdjvan (#42966669) Attached to: Cellphone Privacy In Canada: Encryption Triggers Need For Warrant
"Had the phone been password-protected or otherwise locked to outside users, however, police would have needed a search warrant to examine its contents. " So I think a gesture unlock, like slide to unlock or similar default would not require a warrent but a pattern that someone set would be.

Comment: Re:Who does form post to? (Score 2) 184

by dpdjvan (#42263407) Attached to: How Websites Know Your Email Address the First Time You Visit
I did not know that, Thank you. You also just gave me an idea that any commerical email that don't have the '+' can be flagged a spam while ones with the '+' can be classified as non-spam. While you won't know who sold it you will reduce the amount in your inbox and devaule the information as it funnelled straight to the auto-delete after 30-days spam folder.

Comment: Re:Answer (Score 1) 767

by dpdjvan (#41356649) Attached to: Can Anyone Become a Programmer?
I have not exprienced this. The people I know that came from University can program in several langauges and usally learn a new one very quick and the ones from a techincal college have more trouble. It could be a difference in the education provided at Universities in different Countries. I myself had to learn several langauge an overall system design and methods as part of my degree.
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+ - Microsoft's Office 365 for Government Heralds New Google Fight->

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Nerval's Lobster writes "In a bid to expand the reach of its cloud services, Microsoft has introduced Office 365 for Government, which features the same cloud-based productivity tools as Office 365 but stores data in a segregated community cloud. Google and Microsoft have been locked in vicious battle over the past few years to score cloud contracts for government agencies."
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Comment: Re:By his logic... (Score 1) 908

Well that does sound like OnStar with GM vehicles. When you buy a new one you get so many years of it but if you sell the car the next person purchasing it does have to subscribe to the service. This also sounds like "bonuses" that the deal will give you to buy a new car rather than one of their used ones, the difference is that those bonus end while you still own the property while this sounds like you you have the extra as long as you have the game.

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