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Comment: Re:Protectionism never works (Score 5, Insightful) 482

by jriding (#48816667) Attached to: IEEE: New H-1B Bill Will "Help Destroy" US Tech Workforce

You forgot the fact that the cost of goods and services will never drop in half to match the salary drops. That equals profit. Why would they drop the profit?
Does apple drop the cost of the goods because they use cheap slave labor instead of making the products in the expensive US?

So enjoy your 10$ loaf of bread. It now only takes you 3 weeks to make that.

Comment: Re:God-damn. (Score 1) 138

by jriding (#48790217) Attached to: Rare Recalled NES Game Stadium Events On Ebay For $99,000

Have you seen what we are doing to the food they eat, the water they drink? Only bottled water is safe now. We have fast food in the schools. Fuck the kids money is the only thing that matters.
In fact unless you can show a company will come out better in profits you are not allowed to stop them from doing directly dangerous things to others.

Comment: Re:I don't see the big deal here. (Score 1) 182

by jriding (#48625553) Attached to: US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking

Management feels it is better not to secure.

"A quote from a sony cio interview from 2007 regarding security sums up the problem and assures this type of mess will continue...

"The cost to harden the legacy database against a possible intrusion could come to $10 million, he says. The cost to notify customers in case of a breach might be $1 million. With those figures, says Spaltro, âoeitâ(TM)s a valid business decision to accept the riskâ of a security breach. âoeI will not invest $10 million to avoid a possible $1 million loss,â he suggests."

+ - Obama pressures FCC for strong net neutrality rules->

Submitted by jriding
jriding (1076733) writes "Obama posted a statement and video message online acknowledging the FCC is an independent agency and that the decision is "theirs alone." But he sided with consumer advocates in calling for the FCC to explicitly ban "paid prioritization" and reclassify ISPs to be regulated more like public utilities.

ISPs have fought hard against potential reclassification, and Verizon on Monday said such a "gratuitous" move would probably not stand up in court."

Link to Original Source

Comment: Re:Question about how this works (Score 1) 236

by jriding (#48003745) Attached to: First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks

http-header = Cookie:() { :; }; ping -c 3
http-header = Host:() { :; }; ping -c 3
http-header = Referer:() { :; }; ping -c 3

The ping command makes the remote server ping that destination. Commanding the server to ping not respond to a ping. That is a none destructive test of an apache web site.

"There is no statute of limitations on stupidity." -- Randomly produced by a computer program called Markov3.