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101  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: We Drove a Car While It Was Being Hacked on: May 31, 2014, 08:47:53 AM
Car computer whole disk encryption  undecided


cheesy
102  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: TrueCrypt alternative on: May 30, 2014, 10:04:34 PM
Are personal users using Truecrypt containers in communication or in the cloud (email, Dropbox, etc.)? If not and using 7.1a on a local network - or in more 'paranoid' case on an offline computer - then I agree with

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To my mind the best alternative to Truecrypt is ... Truecrypt.

If an equivalent arrives more power to those creating it and they will most likely have me as a user.
103  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 30, 2014, 03:30:37 PM
That alleged conversation doesn't explain the abruptness.

I have seen/read Gibson criticism on more than one occasion, whether that includes making up stuff who knows.
104  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 30, 2014, 09:53:11 AM
I lost the race to 40hz  tongue
105  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 30, 2014, 09:52:15 AM
I have a "Truecrypt Setup.exe" 7.1a on my XP. If that's not ok I believe Filehippo keeps some old versions. http://www.filehippo.com/download_truecrypt/
106  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 30, 2014, 06:55:41 AM
How many used TC for whole disk encryption vs containers? In the case of the latter, which I guess had more users, Bitlocker is not even an alternative.
107  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Anyone using CherryTree for Windows, or Linux for that matter? on: May 29, 2014, 03:56:15 PM
Occasionally, installed with others like Basket Note Pads. It's good but hasn't made me want to use it regularly.
108  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 29, 2014, 02:52:27 PM
Wait a second - yes I am slow - the warning also exists when you run the setup of the version on the sourceforge page? I just checked ghacks (http://www.ghacks.net/201...-encryption-alternatives/) and saw

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That's a different level of WTF as far as I am concerned  huh

109  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: TrueCrypt is Now Abandonware?! on: May 29, 2014, 08:13:51 AM
I keep looking at calendar and it doesn't say April 1

110  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: CintaNotes on BitsDuJour Fri. 5/23 for $12.50 on: May 22, 2014, 11:57:17 AM
Excellent software.

However with $39 the on the roadmap features like encryption, image attachment and other bigger ones need to come faster in my opinion. Not bashing it at all just $39 is approaching price for 'note organizers' that do a lot more.
111  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: When you make your 100'th Post on: May 22, 2014, 10:11:35 AM
40hz  thumbs up

My posts are saved in his email ........ in spam folder  tongue
112  News and Reviews / Mini-Reviews by Members / Re: Malwarebytes FREE and PRO - Mini-Review. on: May 22, 2014, 06:53:58 AM
Malwarebytes PRO is not an antivirus program so that will not happen. It works well with antivirus software.
113  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Chinese Government Rejects Malware on: May 20, 2014, 09:16:16 PM
A real consistent Linux desktop experience and MS would be in true trouble.
114  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Net Neutrality is REALLY dead on: May 16, 2014, 06:33:37 PM
It may shock some to hear that I'm not opposed to the abstract *concept* of having super-heavy bandwidth services (like netflix) pay more.  But I completely agree that the likely end result of this is that small organizations get shafted and big corporations can once again buy their way to dominance.  And the ISPs get more and more powerful and rich and entrenched.

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Detractors of the new proposal fear that ISPs will simply charge escalating fees for direct access and continue to stall upgrading their outdated communications infrastructure,  meaning slow lanes will end up even further behind the fast lanes

This is why I think that a compromise proposal should have been something like allowing ISPs to charge more for heavy high-speed bandwidth, but at the same time require that the SLOWEST speed for normal priced access was no slower than 50% of the high speed.  That way the high speed folks would be subsidizing the rest.

Having said that, and at the risk of injecting politics, my personal preference would be to wipe the for profit internet service provider corporations off the face of the earth (along with the for-profit health care and health insurance corporations, but thats a topic for the basement) and nationalize the internet.

I am in therapy (not really but close enough) to not talk politics online. This is mostly failing when it comes to twitter for example. Having said all that ... nationalize the internet?? And people call me a commie  tongue


Feel free to delete this pointless post after it is read smiley
115  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX: Linux Lite - viable 1st Linux alternative for XP and Vista users on: May 16, 2014, 11:39:10 AM
 thumbs up

Thanks
116  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Kickstarter project hit by consumer protection complaint for failure to deliver on: May 06, 2014, 11:15:05 PM
^ I did mention 'physical product' in my first post in this thread, whether or not physical product is the exception or the rule for kickstarter is not really relevant.
As far as supply chain goes I, personally, do want every point from manufacturer to the end platform provider/seller/etc to be somewhat responsible for the physical product delivered to me. I would expect that from third part sellers on Amazon, ebay ... the same way I would expect it from brick and mortar places. Example: The car dealer has nothing to do with creating the car (car dealerships are not owned by the car manufacturer anywhere I have lived...) but I am not taking back my car to Toyota HQ but to the dealer.
117  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Kickstarter project hit by consumer protection complaint for failure to deliver on: May 06, 2014, 08:39:08 PM
On the issue of delivering a physical product we should be very careful if we are willing to let kickstarter (or anybody else) off the hook. Dangerous path here.
But kickstarter isn't delivering a physical product.  The campaign organizer is.  And should be held to some sort of accountability.  Especially if he just disappeared.

Ceding accountability anywhere in the supply chain is a slippery slope that will be exploited, if not by kickstarter then by another.

How is kickstarter part of the supply chain?

How do you not consider it? By that logic you can never complain to ebay
118  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Kickstarter project hit by consumer protection complaint for failure to deliver on: May 06, 2014, 05:35:14 PM
On the issue of delivering a physical product we should be very careful if we are willing to let kickstarter (or anybody else) off the hook. Dangerous path here.
But kickstarter isn't delivering a physical product.  The campaign organizer is.  And should be held to some sort of accountability.  Especially if he just disappeared.

Ceding accountability anywhere in the supply chain is a slippery slope that will be exploited, if not by kickstarter then by another.
119  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Kickstarter project hit by consumer protection complaint for failure to deliver on: May 06, 2014, 05:00:48 PM
On the issue of delivering a physical product we should be very careful if we are willing to let kickstarter (or anybody else) off the hook. Dangerous path here.
120  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: 4 (Maybe more) Absolute top go-to programs on: April 30, 2014, 07:13:21 PM

cheesy

TreeProjects
XYplorer
Firefox (may change, we shall see)
CintaNotes
121  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: 4 (Maybe more) Absolute top go-to programs on: April 30, 2014, 04:00:04 PM
122  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Firefox 29 - soooooo similar to Chrome on: April 30, 2014, 12:48:05 PM
Mozilla have done one of the sillier things I have ever seen online. To quote Gump ... That's all I have to say about that.
123  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: April 27, 2014, 10:38:05 AM
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124  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: web hosts on: April 21, 2014, 11:40:53 AM
Consider hawkhost (hawkhost.com) too, been happy with them for a few years.
125  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Animal Friends thread on: April 20, 2014, 07:10:03 PM
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