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About Rick Falkvinge
Rick is Head of Privacy at Private Internet Access. He is also the founder of the first Pirate Party and is a political evangelist, traveling around Europe and the world to talk and write about ideas of a sensible information policy. Additionally, he has a tech entrepreneur background and loves good whisky and fast motorcycles.
Wally Anglesea • 25 days ago
The nuclear subs will be airgapped and not connected to the outside world in any way and will have tempest rated hardware and software. The versions of XP are not what you and I use. Having said that, the idea of using off the shelf operating systems on warships has always struck me as stupid.
originally posted by: face23785
While obviously not as critical as nuclear, I can confirm our fuel inventory systems were still using 56K modems in the US Air Force in 2016. The government usually doesn't have the latest and greatest of anything, takes too long to get approvals and we just don't have the money to buy new stuff all the time. But the VA can still afford this nonsense.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: face23785
"You can continue to think whatever unfounded things you want"
Why thank you kind sir.
You can continue to think whatever the hell you wish also, at least for the time being.
Prove my information is grossly inaccurate? You corrected nothing, all you did is present another statistic that you still refuse to accept as excessive.
Like i said remove those rose coloured glasses or at least seek a new prescription.