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Comment: Re:Logjam (Score 1) 42

by johanw (#49742273) Attached to: How 1990s Encryption Backdoors Put Today's Internet In Jeopardy

"There are so many decisions from the early days we're stuck with now, why are these so special?"

This one is special because some organizations (those that didn't learn those lessons in the 90's) are pushing to make the same mistakes again. Only this time the results could be different: people not buying US-made software anymore. And with open source crypto generaly available now this won't work anyway.

Comment: Re:So when will this actually happen? (Score 2, Insightful) 372

by johanw (#49636255) Attached to: Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach New Monthly Record

"It does not take a few years to cause noticeable change in Global Warming. It takes centuries. Maybe your great-great-great-grandkids will intent a timemachine and shoot you for your own stupidity,"

Those idiots, if they just would have continued pumping up the CO2 levels we wouldn't have this ice age now.

Comment: Is this a problem at all? (Score 1) 434

by johanw (#49627611) Attached to: Google Can't Ignore the Android Update Problem Any Longer

I have the option to switch to Lolipop for my phone, but unless its numerous bugs and annoyances are solved AND Xposed runs reliably on it I won't switch.

And since almost all Android apps run on versions >= 4.0 there is not really a problem there either. With iOS running not the last version gives serious problems on this area.

Comment: Re:This is an old tactic (Score 1) 223

by johanw (#49584191) Attached to: Windows 10 Can Run Reworked Android and iOS Apps

" by providing Windows 10 free (if you upgrade in first year) they will be the largest single OS provider in the world"

Assuming people even WANT to "up"grade. From whiceat I've seen from windows 10 I will stick with 7 for now. As a non-company I don't care about price anyway, I'll just pirate a version I like. When people not even want to pirate their software MS has a problem.

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition. - Isaac Asimov