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Comment Re:Then UNLOCK OUR BOOTLOADERS! (Score 1) 77

No exceptions. A phone is a critical communications device, and if the OEM won't supply critical upgrades, then they must allow others to do so.

Which Motorola phones don't have unlockable bootloaders? I'd be surprised if PAYG phones from crapfone etc. did, to be fair. But aren't most moto phones unlockable?

Comment Re:The best way to beat Trump... (Score 1) 185

Interesting, anonymous coward time to get a response.

The problem with that is, once you decide to discriminate against one group in the name of freedom, it becomes far easier to discriminate against *any* group in the name of freedom. Thus, Margaret Sanger and the Democrats with the DHS TOP program, are still trimming the weeds in the African American Community, this time by paying teenagers to get permanently sterilized so that they don't have to look at all those black people.

Comment Re:The best way to beat Trump... (Score 1) 185

We might yet take it back to my analogy blog, though you might look at my latest post and comment on Archbishop Sample's take on the subject.

As for our host here in this JE, well, Democrats have yet to come up with a good reason for discriminating against the unborn; and especially for their apparent discrimination against unborn with dark skin.

Comment Re:That's 129.2F if you're interested. (Score 2) 253

My mother spent most of my childhood while I was learning metric ranting against the metric system. She was absolutely convinced it was a plot to rip her off: that a gallon of milk would be rounded down to 3 liters and still cost as much, that a 5 pound bag of sugar would be rounded down to 2kg and cost as much, and so on.

The "shrink ray" effect of inflation proved that switching to metric was not necessary to rip everyone off, but I suspect that at the time, enough housewives felt the same as her that attempts to switch America to the metric system went nowhere.

Submission + - Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Snoop on Wireless Keyboards (threatpost.com)

msm1267 writes: Wireless keyboards made by eight different companies suffer from a vulnerability that can allow attackers to eavesdrop on keystrokes from up to 250 feet away, researchers warned Tuesday.

If exploited, the vulnerability, dubbed KeySniffer, could let an attacker glean passwords, credit card numbers, security questions and answers – essentially anything typed on a keyboard, in clear text.

Keyboards manufactured by Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, Kensington, Insignia, Radio Shack, Anker, General Electric, and EagleTec are affected, according to Marc Newlin, a researcher with Bastille Networks who discovered the vulnerability.

Bastille gave the manufacturers of the keyboards 90 days to address the vulnerability, but most vendors failed to respond to their findings. Newlin said only Jasco Products, a company that manufactures the affected keyboard (GE 98614) for General Electric, responded and claimed it no longer manufactures wireless devices, like keyboards. As there doesn’t appear to be a way to actually fix the vulnerability, it’s likely the companies will eventually consider the devices end of life.

Comment Re:From where does the FAA get power to regulate i (Score 1) 40

Where does the FAA claim it gets the power to regulate drones which are only engaged in INTRA-state commerce and flying too low to interfere with interstate air traffic? Seems to me that's the state's job

From 49USC app 1301 - the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 ...

No, no, no. Not what I meant.

From where in the Constitution, in the face of the 10th Amendment and Norton v. Shelby County 118 U.S. 425 (1886), does the Federal Government's Congress claim to get the power to delegate to such an executive branch agency?

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