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Comment Add the SALT (Score 1) 132

Without SALT even encryption is bland. Try searching encrypted password hashes on google it's always interesting to see who you share the same password word. Often the userid is revealed in the search, if the userid is unique you can search the userid out and find new sites to try your new acquired user:pass combo's.

Submission + - Dun & Bradstreet looks to expand the value of Location Intelligence

Presto Vivace writes: D&B plans to integrate GPS and GIS data with its existing data bases

Today, Dun & Bradstreet’s global commercial database brings together data from 35,000 sources to provide information on 235m businesses, across 1,000 industries, in more than 220 countries. That information is updated 5m times a day, providing high rates of data quality and accuracy.

Our Location Intelligence partners use this global business data to fuel many applications from GPS to GIS, providing insight into everything from the basics, like names and addresses, to industry classifications, professional contacts, diversity indicators and corporate family tree linkages. And that’s just the start.

Can't say that I am thrilled with this development.

Comment Re:Tell me when the subsidie run out (Score 1) 687

So when Canada imports gasoline from the USA are we paying the hidden subsidies/taxes at the refinery level? If so I would suggest that it's high time we implement more refinery capacity in Canada. $1US/Gallon is a massive amount of revenue heading south that could be redirected back into Canadian coffer's. In the 90's when the Canadian dollar was only worth $0.65 vs US$ I was paying $0.32 Liter for #2 Fuel Oil, the price in 2013 $CDN 1.3889/Liter. Similar increases have occurred throughout the entire petroleum industry.

Comment Re:Nothing related to guns can be considered "smar (Score -1) 1388

I Call BULL SHIT.... proof? Otherwise I say ... Unfortunately that poor old lady was also suffering from advanced Alzheimer's or Dementia and instead of a 300lb rapists it was group of girl guides selling cookies and she opened fire taking them all out and incidentally stray bullets also went through the wall and took the life's of someones parents leaving a poor baby to starve... I love to see a frail 75 year old utilize a firearm with the power required to stop 300lb aggressor and be able to accurately fire the weapon with out injury. Have you fired a hand gun? Hell a 75 year old be lucky if they're arthritis even allowed them to grip a gun..

Comment Re:News Flash (Score 1) 626

News Flash: Most kids have switched to the Synthetics drugs eg (research chemicals from China and India) so as not to get turfed from a Sports league and/or school in general. After years of propaganda youth have decided the same thing Generation X did; when they decided to consume mass amounts of mdma etc when it was all the rage in the 90's. I feel for this generation even more so for the next generation. When will "Joe & Jane Q. Public" wake up to the fact that while they keep creating more barrier's to legitimate usage that the people interested in exploring mind altering substances are still finding a way to to it; all the while organized crime is making tonnes of money. In order to see less youth abusing drug(s) we need to publish real scientific evidence not skewed by fundamentalists from either side of the argument. At the moment I see to many parallels to the arguments put forth by organized religion. "My deity is better than your deity"

Comment Re:Caveat lector (Score 1) 406

Comment Citadel (Score 1) 131

Well if the Google Group thing does not meet your use case and neither does the standard mailman perhaps you want to look at something called Citadel the product is quite stable and very usable. best of all open source "Citadel is easy, versatile, and powerful, thanks to its exclusive "rooms" based architecture. No other platform seamlessly combines so many different features using this familiar and consistent metaphor. Packed with features email calendar/scheduling address books bulletin boards (forums) mailing list server instant messaging wiki and blog engines multiple domain support a powerful web interface see the full feature list..."

Comment Re:System is Working (Score 1) 110

Well Now it's not just the Pirates. The Entire world is in awe with the Malware and Virus, and other crackers and identity thieves. I think it really started to gain traction when the Mac/Apple world was exploited earlier this month. One way or another the Internet will not be the same in a few short years. The technology now exists to keep the Gated communities closed whilst still earning money. Hell just think we could all be using AOL if broadband hadn't expanded at the rate it did. Now we have Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco that control the world. The amount of outsourcing is just crazy. Just because the best tech exists don't be fooled that's what people will tend towards.

Comment Re:Disagree (Score 1) 316

Well not sure what type of porn you watch with or without your wife. I must disagree with your Observation(s) unless of course you can site some proof? However I would suggest the type of porn you watch may not be conducive to healthy sex life. eg, if your wife is pushing 50-55 don;t watch something like "XXX Teen Tail" (hopefully fake name) as it may make her feel old.

Submission + - Raspberry Pi Needs CE Certificate ( 1

judgecorp writes: "After many delays, the Raspberry Pi computer has arrived in Britain, but has been stopped by the need for a CE approval sticker to say it meets European regulations. The Raspberry Pi Foundation expects the sticker to be a formality, and says it failed to apply because it thought the Pi did not qualify as a "finished end product"."

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