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Comment What average home users need! (Score 1) 79

Imagine an external drive connected to the laptop/PC via USB (Thunderbolt, etc). Minimum double bay set at RAID-1. Owner can read and write to the drive. Attempts to delete or modify files or folders on the drive will fail though. A physical, hardware lock needs to be "turned" to enable that capability.

This would prevent ransomware (of that drive's data anyways). It would also help prevent accidental deletes of files.

Does such a unicorn exist? I'm not looking for some half-baked alternative.

Comment Re:See it on CNN (Score 2) 269

"90% of the posters are about those American backed Nazi's out to destroy the freedom fighters who had enough of American backed oppression."

What a bunch of bulls*. 90% is people trying to convince people about Russian equipment and/or soldiers in Ukraine. What these people fail to notice is 100% of the people they are telling that to go "yeah I know". I don't think this is the desired reaction because they keep doing it over and over. Maybe those posting these comments and threads in forums and social media are secretly Russians trying to make us just ignore these types of news announcements? I need more tin for my hat before following that rabbit.

Comment Re:Well... (Score 1) 493

I have science and proven fact on my side. You have information provided by misguided and confused individuals who want to believe in magical immunity shields that last years from single shots or are "boosted" after half a decade. I will just say this: the human immunity system has very, very short memory.

Comment Re:Really?!? (Score 1) 1448

>We're discussing whether it is morally justified to support a person or organization whose profit from goods and/or services sold will be used in furtherance of the oppression of a political minority.

Last I checked the majority of Americans support gay marriage. So the reverse, those against it, are the political minority.

>But tolerance is not the same as acceptance

True. This is why the KKK has the right to exist even though their views are not acceptable by the majority.

Comment Strange, this doesn't raise my hackles. (Score 1) 276

I really don't see a problem with this. I mean, I can actually reason this as being used to find "bad guys". This is very different from the NSA bullshit program which you don't have to be a conspiracy nut to know is being used for totally different reasons than we are being told.

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