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Comment: Re:A strange thing I noticed... (Score 4, Informative) 88

by n0tWorthy (#41312445) Attached to: GAO Slams DHS Over BioWatch Biological Defense System

Yeah, I lived in England during the IRA bombings and they never reacted as scared as this. 9/11 is when America went from "Home of the Brave" to "Home of the afraid". It was used as a government power grab of our individual rights and freedoms in the name of security. It was the beginning of the "Forever War".

Comment: Re:Wait, what? (Score 1) 1307

by n0tWorthy (#35856620) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Do I Give IT a Login On Our Dept. Server?

They could easily have a Shared Calendar in a Public Folder in Exchange or one on a SharePoint server. Just because it doesn't start with an "i" doesn't mean that the IT department can't get it to support an iPhone. iPhones are what most of the folks I support use and I have no Apple products.

Comment: Re:Go for it (Score 1) 1065

by n0tWorthy (#34278160) Attached to: US May Disable All Car Phones, Says Trans. Secretary

Sure they can. It doesn't have to be jamming. It could force "airplane mode" for all phones in a car. It's easy to determine if a bluetooth or cellular signal is coming from inside or outside a vehicle, you just need 3 or 4 directional antennas at the perimiter of the car. The no communication mode could be enforced if the car was moving more than 5mph for example. Think a little bigger, these are more like computers than the phones of old, anything is possible.

Nobody's gonna believe that computers are intelligent until they start coming in late and lying about it.

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