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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.

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