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Comment Re:On AT&T Too: Maintenance (Score 2, Insightful) 285 285

I got the same message on the AT&T site after the keynote when people were checking to see if they qualified for the upgrade. Somebody should tell them that message makes them look incompetent; I mean, it's one thing to have a server go down under extremely heavy load. But it would be far stupider to choose such a peak time for scheduled maintenance. Just say "Sor

Comment Re:Updates *are* done over USB (Score 0) 196 196

Actually, all of the devices in the platform do allow app upgrades over their own connection. You *can* use iTunes and USB, but apps 10MB or you don't have carrier data you can upgrade them over wifi. The app store icon will even notify you when there are upgrades available.

Comment Not just electronic records? (Score 0, Redundant) 510 510

I just read the text of the law (IANAL) and it doesn't seem that this law is restricted to network transmissions and data storage - in fact it explicitly mentions paper records. How would one even go about encrypting paper? I'd think it would even affect newspapers which listed a reporter's name, or the name of somebody in the news. What if that newspaper was just left on a bench somewhere? Data breach.

If money can't buy happiness, I guess you'll just have to rent it.