Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Re:Anti-Hillary is not Pro-Trump (Score 1) 852

Hitler was known for getting into fights, he used force and violence long before even getting into office... Trump has no record of ever punching anyone, ever, he doesn't use violence to solve his problems...

Trump doesn't need to use violence, he has his "second amendment people" to take care of that part.

Comment Re:Personal anecdote (Score 1) 169

My mother's ISP had just outsourced all their email to Yahoo a couple of months before that breach, a got a few spams from her address too. I think that was the beginning of the end for Yahoo. Until then, they were holding on, not really a big player anymore against Google, Microsoft and Amazon, but a few promising acquisitions like Flickr and del.icio.us showed they weren't ready to be written off. But since then, it has been all downhill, and the cynic in me wonders if there really was a hack this time, or this is a marketing announcement to remind everyone that they still have a Yahoo account.

Comment Re:Accidental Overage? (Score 1) 209

It depends on phone company. Many are very sleazy, and count error packets generated by their poor network infrastructure. For example my regular network usage is around 1GB/month, but at the end of last year, I went on an overseas trip for two weeks, and bought a local 2GB prepaid card - it was gone within 3 days.

Comment Re:Ignored Messages (Score 1) 209

Somehow you missed where he said "the first message said the data limit had been reached and they were adding more", and the fact that all three messages arrived within 3 minutes. I don't know if any court could hold a customer to that bill, where it is clearly demonstrable that there was a limit in place, and the phone company removed it without authority, and their charges are clearly ursarous if they can reach $3000 in such a short time.

The problem here is that roaming rates have not changed since the 1990s when charging by the MB was reasonable, because noone used data for anything other than the occasional 4k WAP site.

Slashdot Top Deals

Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs. -- N. Alexander.

Working...