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Comment: Re:Please do (Score 1) 382

by oodaloop (#48857681) Attached to: FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Maybe that was the solution 40 years ago. I haven't seen it. There are trusted one-way links that allow movement between networks with automated filtering for questionable content. You're not going to fat-finger pictures, videos, and other non-text from one network to another, are you?

Comment: Re:Please do (Score 3, Interesting) 382

by oodaloop (#48856947) Attached to: FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN

I had this proof of concept for how to infest even well guarded VM-secured analysis centers to the point of taking them offline or making them my bitch on my PC

Good luck with that. I don't know if you watched Skyfall one too many times, but all of those centers are disconnected from the internet and run on their own network, precisely for this reason.

Comment: Good idea (Score 1) 219

by oodaloop (#48781045) Attached to: LAPD Orders Body Cams That Will Start Recording When Police Use Tasers
I think this is much better than the always-on cams the police clearly don't like. It doesn't make sense to record going to the bathroom, talking to victims and informants, making chitchat in the cruiser about coworkers, ad nausem. Just record the altercations, and this is a good start.

Comment: Re:I probably would upgrade if I could, but... (Score 4, Informative) 437

by oodaloop (#48763407) Attached to: Is Kitkat Killing Lollipop Uptake?
I got the update to my Google Nexus 5 and hated it. It was slow and buggy at first (5.0.1 fixed some things within the week), the UI was a little weird, etc. I really didn't like the look at all. I ended up finally rooting my phone and went to Kitkat with Cyanogenmod. I should have done that months ago.

Comment: Re:US-centric (Score 1) 573

by oodaloop (#48746217) Attached to: Gun Rights Hacktivists To Fab 3D-Printed Guns At State Capitol
It is currently pretty easy in most states. But there is a fear that it will become much harder. We had the Brady Bill not long ago (1994-2004, IIRC) that put some hard limits on gun ownership, and that (and other laws and threats of laws) have made some gun owners concerned that not only will it be harder or impossible to buy guns in the future, but that the guns they currently own will become illegal.

Comment: Re:Obsession with 3-d gun printing (Score 1) 573

by oodaloop (#48746141) Attached to: Gun Rights Hacktivists To Fab 3D-Printed Guns At State Capitol

2) It takes too long to make. You go and buy one in ten minutes.

Currently, printing is time consuming. But expect that to speed up in the not so distant future. I would not be surprised if you could print all the parts for a gun in less than an hour within a year or two. And legally buying a handgun in the store could take a few hours depending on your state's laws. Even with a concealed carry permit, I had to wait as they ran a background check on me and filled out paperwork. If I was planning to murder someone, a non-traceable single use printed weapon (that I can test to my heart's desire) printed in an hour or a day is still better than buying one on the street, let alone a legal one in a store. I would also consider printing my own light guns to keep in the glovebox, under my seat, at my desk, etc for self defense instead of buying one expensive heavy one and carrying everywhere. In short, if the technology keeps improving it could become a more common occurrence to see printed guns. A threat that requires special legislation? Maybe.

You know, the difference between this company and the Titanic is that the Titanic had paying customers.

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