3218 posts • joined 19 May 2010
That's quite an old-fashioned view of email, though, nowadays. For the vast majority, email means webmail, and the concept of downloading a local copy will be quite foreign to them.
I'm a dinosaur, and therefore I use discrete email clients, and fetch my mail down to my local devices using POP3 or IMAP as appropriate, but I'm sure I'm in the minority.
If I pop my clogs tomorrow, my family will be able to get to my emails, but they don't actually know my email account passwords, and they aren't stored anywhere except in my head.
Re: "Although you couldn't turn the sound off while you copied,"
Have you ever tried to set the volume to 0?
My recollection, of using a Sharp twin-deck Cassette machine to copy computer programs, was that if you set the output volume to 0 it also set the tape-to-tape volume to 0, so you ended up with a tape of silence.
I don't know how common that was, but it wouldn't surprise me if that was the case here.
Re: A Flagrant Rotten Denial of Justice and a Blot in the UKGBNI Landscape
Very suspect how 98% of the comments on here originate by the same IP address.
What utter bollocks. Where would you get that information from?
As most people know, quite simply Assange went into exile due to the threats to his life made by an administration rife with corruption and whom know no bounds. It would not be right for Assange to have gambled his life by submitting to a bail condition where there was the possibility of risk to life. Active threats to his life were made by key figureheads within the US administration, this was not mere speculation.
Even more bollocks. At the time that Assange chose to break UK law and skip bail, there were no threats against him from the US administration.
This is nothing less than a damning indictment of UK law enforcement and CPS conduct.
And finally, BOLLOCKS!
It might have been helpful if Mr Tetelman had included the expiry date for those certificates identified as being at risk, as you may find that the normal refresh / replacement is due before the April deadline anyway.
Certainly most of our certificates provided by Thawte or Verisign (who were Symantec owned) will have expired and been replaced by then.
@John G Imrie
But this is exactly the problem mentioned upthread, there is no centralised purchasing or logistics anymore, it was got rid of in favour of each individual Trust having responsibility for their own purchasing.
If there was a centralised logistics and purchasing facility, then economies of scale alone would make a massive difference to the amount of money the NHS spends on IT, drugs, estates and everything else.
However, government policy (and not just the present government, but those of all political leanings) seems to be deliberately aimed at fragmenting and removing this ability.
Re: How thoughtful of her
I love it when people bring their own petard and rope.
Just to be really pedantic, you don't require a rope if you are using a petard - the "hoist" in that case being done by the power of explosives.
A petard is a very old type of shaped charge or pipe-bomb used particularly to breach doors or walls, comprising a box or tube filled with gunpowder.
I really look forward to the idea of a future where, as I walk down the street doing my shopping, all I can hear is the angry buzzing of the constant cloud of drones overhead, with the occasional scream as one descends to make a delivery and catches an unwary pedestrian.
I can see a time where Trafalgar Square will be the territory of feral drones, and the pigeons will all be in hiding.
Why is this man so special?
Because he considered himself to be above the law, and took delight in flaunting it.
How many other bail jumpers would this amount of money be spent on trying to bring them to court?
Not many. But how many other bail jumpers have claimed political asylum in a London Embassy and then held regular press-conferences so we don't forget him?
The crucial point that all these politicians seem to be missing is that the knowledge and technology to do end-to-end encryption now exists.
No matter what laws are passed, criminals and terrorists are, by their nature, not law abiding, and therefore will ignore those laws, and continue to use the technology.
It is not possible to remove the ability to create end-to-end encryption, now it exists, all you can do is disadvantage law-abiding citizens.
What ever happened to the tic, the sec or the mo?
The flick joins a few other obscure time intervals including a jiffy (the definition varies), a shake (10 nanoseconds), and a microcentury (~52 minutes or a millionth of a century,
Or any other unit regularly used in conjunction with the phrase
"I'll be back in a..."