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Comment Re:The Million Regulators March on Washington (Score 1) 119

Seeing as I've made maybe 3 or 4 post in my entire time here, I'm not sure what "available evidence" you're referring to. There isn't any, or very little. Since I wasn't addressing you anyway, and there was no reason for you to come on here and say that to me, go fuck yourself.

Comment Re:The Million Regulators March on Washington (Score 2) 119

You come bouncing back on here to insult me directly, but you failed completely to answer my point. If ISPs can save money by cutting liability insurance, this is NOT going to lead to lower prices for you, me, or anyone else. This is a flat out lie. And you KNOW it. Your entire post is just a smokescreen to try and bury the issue at hand. All this is trying to do is loosen regulation on personal information so when the ISP inevitably mishandles it, there's no recourse or punishment. This has no benefit to me and I do NOT support it. This is a giveaway to business, and the customers of said business will not benefit in any way. Recent history is filled with these examples. Talk about unbelievably dumb and uneducated, and lacking manners or class. I've read your other posts. Look in the mirror lately?

Comment On WSUS too now (Score 1) 324

I have seen Microsoft Security Essentials listed in my WSUS server for a couple of months now. I also have been installing it in place of whatever free AV was in place on systems I work on for friends and family. The software is lightweight and works well, and I have no problem with Microsoft doing this. The mess that is the Internet is partially thier fault, it's fair they should help clean it up.

Comment Re:McUnix (Score 2, Informative) 290

SCO has a market cap of just over $3 million. IIRC, McDonald's Corp is one of their major customers. That $3mil is pocket change for the $66.95 billion market cap McD's Corp.

What if McDonald's buys SCO? McD's could hire a couple devs (since that is all SCO needs, apparently..) for maintenance and some support personnel, then service their own stores as well as other existing customers. Maybe they'd wind up saving, if not making, some money in a few years. Perhaps give Darl a store to manage...

Heh. :)

Point being, with a market cap of only $3mil, SCO and anything they have/own are basically chump change for a real corporation. So, if the judges (have) let this happen, then, and I hate to even think of it, we'll see this zombie keep stumbling forward...

The UNIX systems are being replaced (yes, I admit I work at one of the new stores in the US). The new system is NewPOS. http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2008/02/14/229409/mcdonalds-takes-epos-system-in-house.htm It's a Windows Server 2003 environment with Windows XP embedded workstations. So I doubt they'd be interested in SCO.

Comment Except that... (Score 0) 525

This doesn't match my experience. I have a laptop dual booting XP and Vista Enterprise. I installed SP1 on the Vista partition with no problems. I installed it via WSUS as soon as it was downloaded to it. No, no Bitlocker, but the summary claims this problem exsists in nonBitlocker systems, too. And no TPM in the laptop.

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