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Comment Re:I've been the subject of a MAC address error (Score 1) 124

Wait a minus dear . . .

You're saying that because the neighbour plugging in a modem caused an amplifier in your basement to catch fire?

That's like the neighbour plugging in a toaster and causing my bedside radio to catch on fire??

I know the dark force is awakening, but this is going a bit far :(

Comment Re:Perfect security (Score 1) 460

Well, I was at the Goodwill Bins (very famous Goodwill store here in Portland, Oregon) and I saw a pile of routers for cheep. Knowing how much the airline complain about money when they lower the pilots' salaries and now want to do away with the copilot; this might be a good source. :)

Comment Isn't This Just Telecommunications Equipment??? (Score 1) 47

Folks:

This is not about trying to make something exiotic that has to last forever in hostile space environments without ability for hands-on repair.

This is ground based telecommunications equipment!

I don't understand what can make this go so far over budget and over-time. Ground based telecommunications equipment, including satellite base stations are commodity items that are off-the-shelf.

Ham radio operators have been building satellite ground stations as well as terrestrial communications equipment for years on-the-cheep.

Luv & Peace

Comment Re:Huh? (Score 1) 279

Gawd! If you want to do this, use your own bicycle and leave the company car back in the company garage!!! This comment is going to give me nightmares!!! If you use your own bicycle and it's an old junker, you can just leave it when you hear the sirens and scoot out of there and into a nearby bar. At least you wont get fired.

Comment Please be very careful! (Score 5, Informative) 230

Folks:

Please be very careful if you discover something like this. Too many of us have been treated incorrectly by the company or the prosecuters.

Here is what I would probably do:

1. Remove all of my own assets from the company/institution.

2. Verbally (phone or preferably in person) tell my family what I have done and suggest they do the same. As I can trust my family, I can say to them that I have been made aware of a possible security situation with the company.

3. Verbally (in person if possible, phone as a last resore, not email) tell any friends THAT I TRUST about what I am doing and why and suggest to them they consider removing their assets. Do not go into any details of how I found out.

4. Once out, stay out. Listen. Don't say anything to anyone else. If I feel that I must do something, I would stop; find an attorney whom I can trust (friend of a friend or family; not just out of the yellow pages). Pay them for an hour or so (which puts into place attorney client privilege) and tell them what is up. Fot God's sake, think twice, no three times before going this far.

5. Shut up and go about your business.

Comment I am mad if I cant unplug my employee hotspots (Score -1, Troll) 129

If they won't let me unplug my employees private hotspots on my network, I will be mad.My network needs to be protected from the bad guys hacking in through my employees unsecured wifi hotspots.

Naughty FCC

I will need to haul them FCC commisioners over my knees and spank them in front of my hacked servers that are now spewing illegal spam advertising illegal knockoffs of my trademarked lighted clear plastic raincoats :((((((((((((((((

Luv you all

Mark

Comment Re: Cat and mouse... (Score 1) 437

Folks:

I thought that we had reached consensus during the discussion about weakening US cinema ticket sales that we are sick and tired of the content that 'The Industry' is giving us each year.

And now we are griping about not being able to see that content?

I have solved that problem years ago. I spend my spare time doing art work and making things; ie; I make my own entertainment.

Whomever suggests that we 'get a life' just may be right. Isn't that what we got a consensus on durin yesterdays' discussion on movie attendance?

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