confidentially, we assume
Well there's your problem!
Are you paying these companies for access to their information database? If you're not paying, YOU'RE THE PRODUCT.
Yup. Shielding around each pair.
(Also note the Cat8 section)
Won't somebody think of the 'convenience' shops selling $10 candy?!
tech-savvy criminals will be able to cover up or destroy evidence contained on their phones before the police can crack [it] open
And fire-savvy criminals will be able to cover up or destroy evidence contained in their house. What's the difference?
"2 dozen channels"
You must have missed the part of the article that laments the fact that "the future of digital TV and movies is destined to be fragmented across several services..."
If you have to hop between 2 dozen services to get to your content, whereas 'pirates' can get basically anything they want from one central location, that is where the media industry has failed.
I was really surprised by this, because I did not tell Verizon this information, or ask them to store it on my behalf. It appears they have lifted the information remotely from the ActionTec router that they supplied me with.
It bothers me that they are storing this information about me, because it could conceivably be (1) stolen by hackers, (2) subpoena'd by the government, (3) silently borrowed by the NSA, or other uses that haven't yet come to mind.
Do other ISP's also silently store their customers' password information without the knowledge of the customer? Should we be outraged about this? I would rather that my private information not be stored without my consent, at the very least.
Link to Original Source
If a sender continues to send you email after you tried to unsubscribe from their messages, new messages from this sender will go directly to Spam.
Google has their shit together when it comes to filtering spam
The discussions are the reason to come to Slashdot, and the beta trivializes them entirely. It looks like the comment section on a generic news site.
The comments now look like an afterthought, whereas they used to be the primary focus of the site.