Are you fucking daft? The hell he doesn't, he just either realize it or recognize it as breaking the law.
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So, your answer is to put rogue equipment on the company network (violates several compliance regulations where I'm at) or install pirate software?
That will definitely endear you to the IT department.
Hey, its not IT's fault that they have a shitty manager who can't get his people what they need.
Why are you blaming IT when its your own department's fault for not budgeting for proper equipment?
Wow, you clearly haven't had a real job with a REAL IT department. IT should have EVERYTHING inventoried. We do. And we know when hardware changes are made to a system. We get alerted automatically (its designed to warn us of failures, but it alerts for all changes). Anything that is NOT listed in the official IT inventory is pulled and disposed of, usually to the IT lab as junk/test material, recycling, or free to who ever in IT wants it. And when you try to do the upgrade and brick the box and "put in ticket saying 'my pc stopped working", we will see the BIOS case alarm has been tripped and you'll catch hell for wrecking a PC.
Didn't they just buy a metric shit-ton of screens for their new iPhone from Samsung?
Samsung should just tell them to go fuck themselves.
The FEDERAL FUCKING LAWS we have to comply with tell me that IT is ultimately responsible for everything on that network, so yeah, it ALL runs under our rules or it doesn't run. Don't like it, call your Congressman.
Why don't you tinkerers go re-wire the electrical, change the plumbing, or fuck with the HVAC and see how much shit you catch from that before trying to do something that can get the IT staff hit with millions in lawsuits?
And did you even bother to ASK the IT department about what you were trying to accomplish? I doubt it. Most of us will work with you if you're up front about it and understanding that there are laws we need to follow.
Well, at this rate we are going to wind up fighting them all anyways so why the hell not, right?
You can have X dollars in tax money going to fund abortions, or you can have thousands of times that going to fund social services, etc used by those unwanted or unsupported kids.
Every fucking politician is a lying duplicitous scumbag, and we should be able to sue their asses when they break their promises.
Verbal contracts are binding in my state, I think campaign promises should fall under those rules.
Which doesn't go where I need to be, when I need to be there or leave there.
In fact, they cut the bus line that went near my workplace. Never mind that the public transport route from home to the job involves 3 transfers and takes 2+ hours while the drive is 25 minutes. And I can go out for lunch or run errands. Or basically be something more productive than a cog in a machine.
How will this technology go everywhere I want it to? I do drive places now which don't actually have proper paved roads.
This overall just sounds like limited use, HOV-lane style BS.
And what about motorcycles? Are you just going to ban them?
Remember it? I still OWN one, unfortunately the software was damaged a while back and I haven't been able to replace it.
The Japanese are civilized? And have been for many hundreds of years?
A handgun has precious little chance of knocking down an airliner from the ground.
And cars are much more dangerous weapons than handguns.
Semi-automatic handguns have much shorter ranges.