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Comment: Re:FCC may be interested (Score 1) 684

by sydney094 (#29413567) Attached to: IPhone 3.1 Update Disables Tethering

It could if you bought a 100% legit unlocked phone overseas, brought it to the US, signed up for service with tethering and then lost it when Apple pulled it away. Or, if you managed to buy your phone outright from AT&T/Apple w/o contract, and lost tethering.

Then again, the number of people who did that are probably too small to be of much interest to the FCC.

Comment: Re:What I'm doing this fall... (Score 1) 611

by sydney094 (#28751697) Attached to: Best Home Backup Strategy Now?

Just to let you know... Time Machine over the network is still a little flaky. I wouldn't necessarily trust this as a mechanism for automated backups. You still will probably want to stick to good old fashioned rsync for your backups. You can still setup a cron job (or Launch{Agent|Daemon}) to handle this automatically.

Alternatively, you could patch into the FSEvents framework and roll your own TimeMachine-ish like service.

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An anonymous reader writes "Well it seems that Saddam Hussein, the deposed Iraqi ruler, has been executed by his own people:

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been executed, a witness said. "Saddam's body is in front me," said an official in the prime minister's office when CNN telephoned. "It's over." In the background, Shiite chanting could be heard. When asked about the chanting, the official said "These are employees of the prime minister's office and government chanting in celebration." The witness reported that celebrations broke out after Hussein was dead, and that there was "dancing around the body."
Something tells me that Iraq may not be the best place to go for New Years..."

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