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Comment: Re:Riddle me this Batman (Score 1) 504

by shking (#47939017) Attached to: Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
It's like this Mr. Waylon Jones: this minimal information is pretty easy to get without access to your phone. You are almost certainly carrying a driver's license, with your name and address on it. You can probably be traced using your auto's license plate and registration. Police and other emergency services have easy access to unlisted phone numbers... and so on

Comment: Re:Will OpenBSD switch to Systemd? (Score 1) 290

by shking (#46413041) Attached to: Interview: Ask Theo de Raadt What You Will

Recently both Debian and Ubuntu decided to make the switch to Systemd. With more and more distros switching to Systemd, will OpenBSD do the same?

Systemd's license is incompatible with OpenBSD, thus it would need to be rewritten from scratch (and it would probably refactored too). For systemd to appear in OpenBSD there needs to be a benefit to OpenBSD... not simply convenience for people moving from Linux. This is how pf was born: IPFilter was removed from OpenBSD due to concerns about its license and the pf developers refactored IPFilter's baroque rules syntax for simplicity and consistency.

Comment: Re:Umeå, Sweden (Score 2) 165

by shking (#41428337) Attached to: Chattanooga's Municipal Network Doubles Down On Fiber Speeds
I was just about to post something like "wait until the Europeans, Koreans or Japanese start posting their speeds". The USA is so far behind that average speeds elsewhere seems screaming fast at home... Then there's Canada, which was amoung the fastest 10 years ago, but then stopped improving. Now they're trailing.

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