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Chuck Schumer - keeping those smart phone developers in line

Posted 03-05-2012 at 01:24 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 03-05-2012 at 01:42 PM by hydraMax (typo)

FTC asked to investigate Apple and Google over personal data collection

Okay, data privacy is a good thing. But when did it become Chuck Schumer's job to decide what kind of security measures are implemented on smart phones? Schumer states:

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"[Smartphone] makers should be required to put in place safety measures to ensure third-party applications are not able to violate a user's personal privacy by stealing photographs or data that the user did not consciously decide
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My Linux Environment

Posted 03-05-2012 at 03:25 AM by maxpolaris

HP Athlon64 X2 Grub .97 PCLinuxOS 32
WinBlowze7
Linux Mint 12 4 Winbloze

NetGear600 Wireless Router/USB
NAS / MyBookLive 3T reognized and functioning on Mint and Ubuntu. Detected by PCLinuxOS but not yet accessible.

Toshiba Satellite A105 Laptop WinBloze XP CD/DVD Media Drive wireless works
Ubuntu 11

Averatec 3200 Laptop blown HD, CD Keyboard runs Puppy Slitaz Ubuntu...
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Streaming away.

Posted 03-05-2012 at 02:10 AM by peonuser
Updated 03-23-2012 at 09:55 AM by peonuser

Set up the now insignia infocast with chumby 8 software to recieve music from a linux box running gnump3d. Had to run fapg to create an m3u file. Works a lot like a musac. Looking for a linux install so I do not have to depend on a network to allow me to use the unit.

Took the working parts (ram, harddrive from the machine that replaced the server) from my dead server to build another working machine. No more unused atx motherboards....

Started labeling servers: web,...
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Firefox/Iceweasel Addons I use

Posted 03-04-2012 at 04:00 PM by jere21

Packaged in Debian
Code:
xul-ext-adblock-plus     Advertisement blocking extension for web browsers
xul-ext-cookie-monster   makes it very easy to manage cookies in a whitelist-based way
xul-ext-debianbuttons    Buttons for querying Debian-related pages with Iceweasel/Firefox
xul-ext-https-everywhere extension to force the use of HTTPS on many sites
xul-ext-itsalltext       Iceweasel/Firefox extension to edit textareas using an external editor
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More disk...

Posted 03-03-2012 at 05:02 PM by Thor_2.0

Hi,

Been a while...I moved house, so, I've had some stuff on my hands/mind/whatever else...
Okay, today, a new Arch install. On a 80Gb drive. With a 250Gb secondary hard drive as slave drive.
Why? Well, simple.
Let's consider a partitionig scheme:
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100 Mb as boot
memory * 2 as swap (why not)
2Gb as user space
and the rest as OS space.
Why? Well, my current install gets cramped. I stuck to de defaults of the installer and...
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