The Federal Ministry of the Interior is calling for personal data to be retained without a cause, with verified data from all citizens who communicate on the Internet via messenger or e-mail.

Source: Netzpolitik

Can someone please explain Mr Seehofer how the Internet works and why his idea is stupid and dangerous? Such incompetence and cognitive dissonance is no longer funny, and he should resign immediately.

You are accused of having received funds from Azerbaijan via British mailbox companies with Baltic accounts between 2008 and 2016. In return, you are said to have tried to prevent criticism of human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

Quelle: SZ

A politician is incompetent and corrupt? Who would have thought that!

A team of researchers looked to see whether the success of a startup company can be predicted after it is trending on Twitter.

As a result, the mood on Twitter turned out to be of little significance for long-term success.

Source: Heise

With that being said, Twitter is and remains completely irrelevant.

Germany has evolved from the rule of law to the police state to the state of the secret service. The police are now allowed to lock up “dangerous people” for an unlimited period of time without doing anything or even being accused of anything.

The state is allowed to bug your apartment, has unrestrained access to your cell phone data, is investigating and using your DNA against you.

And when they’re done with it, they’ll also ask for back doors in your communication devices.

The only thing that’s a bit annoying at the moment is that you have to notify the victim afterwards. But no worry. Even that is being abolished.

GTA Online. Infamous for its slow loading times. Having picked up the game again to finish some of the newer heists I was shocked (/s) to discover that it still loads just as slow as the day it was released 7 years ago.

It was time. Time to get to the bottom of this.

First I wanted to check if someone had already solved this problem. Most of the results I found pointed towards anecdata about how the game is so sophisticated that it needs to load so long, stories on how the p2p network architecture is rubbish (not saying that it isn’t), some elaborate ways of loading into story mode and a solo session after that and a couple of mods that allowed skipping the startup R* logo video. Some more reading told me we could save a whopping 10-30 seconds with these combined!

Source: t0st

Rockstar, you had one simple job and you fucked up! This fix had cost about one hour of work, but you decided to release an unfinished game when the hardware available at that time wasn’t even capable of playing the game with maximum details. And now you wonder why people are mad at you. *facepalm*

OpenSSH is great. I like it. But the version that comes bundled with Windows 10 sucks. Setup is pretty easy and straight forward. But due to the way access is handled in Windows (e.g., by ACLs) and the fact that it (the Linux/Unix version as well for obvious reasons) does not support links which point to resources outside of the chrooted environment, it’s rather useless for my purposes.

I’d like to have an OpenSSH based solution where I’m able to work with virtual file-systems for chrooted environments just like FTP, and without the need to create a bunch of otherwise useless users in the operating system. Oh, I have such wonderful memories of the Gene6 FTP server. That was a truly great product. Unfortunately, it’s development ceased in 2019 and their website is broken.

Well, yes, I know that it’s not the way how SSH works. But for chrooted environments which are mainly used as SFTP it would actually make sense. Like, somehow a portable installation of OpenSSH. That would be pretty nice.

2021-02-23 @ 10:47: Food for your brain Coding | Fun

Are you tired? Do you sit at home alone in your home office and are not motivated in any way to do your work? Do you feel how you’re getting stupid with every day you sit at home, watch TV and there’s no challenge at all? Well, you don’t have to anymore. Thanks to this scientific formula, formulated by scientists you’ll get what your brain wants.

Moscow residents say they have found that the only way to get the council to clear snow is to write the name of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on it.

Source: BBC


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