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Comment: Internet (Score 1) 321

How are these cameras visible on the internet even with the default username / password? When setting up my fascam I had for use port forwarding to get from the external ip address to the camera, along with binding the Mac address to a static internal IP address, I also had to set up DDNS for the domain name and when my ISP change my external IP address. Surely the router firewall would block all this traffic by default?

Comment: Re:No outside help ? (Score 1) 684

by emohawk (#31116424) Attached to: How Easy Is It To Cheat In CS?
Where i studied the grade was always decided by the final closed book off site hand written exam, 90% of the grade. So copying code didn't change anything, you didnt even need to do the assignment since they were only 10%. The only way to cheat was to bring notes into the exam and hope you dont get caught looking at them.

Comment: Re:What's it worth? (for what it's worth) (Score 1) 291

by emohawk (#27345109) Attached to: YouTube Music Content Takedown Continued
If you can make a living out of it then don't do it, simple as that. My girlfriend would love to be a professional photographer puts thousands of dollars into the business each year and makes a loss. Shes has to work full time elsewhere to support her 'hobby' basically. Especially with digital cameras and photoshop everyone thinks they're a photographer. Suck it up, if you can't make a living out of it, so be it, do something else. I write software for a living if piracy eventually ends that so be it. I'll get another degree, move into support, managing hardware, laying networks or another field completely, whatever I need to do because that's just the reality of the situation. I still might write some freeware on the side cos that what I do, but I ain't gonna go around whinging to everyone cos my field changed and I was left behind.

Comment: Ignore it (Score 1) 93

by emohawk (#27331093) Attached to: Canadian Songwriters' Collective Licensing Bid Goes Voluntary
Can't everyone just ignore filesharing. Don't they have better things to do like protect the children or something. If making music, tv, movies, books, photso or any other content no longer become profitable then people will just stop creating it. The world will go on, we'll find other way to amuse ourselves and filesharing will cease on it own. If there still money to be made then perhaps less or better content will be produced or new business models will emerge. Why pay $5 a month when I can get everything I want for free right now?

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