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by SYSTEM
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Deprecating rank for inactive users
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

Re: Deprecating rank for inactive users

Andrew Lee wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:17 am
As discussed, the new function is now active. We can now downvote an entry back into "private" status if there is enough support.

You can view the list of "demoted" entries here, with RSS feed. It is currently empty.
Thank you! :)
by SYSTEM
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Deprecating rank for inactive users
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

Re: Deprecating rank for inactive users

If however there was a way for already public entries to remain public and only upon active users downvoting would the inactive user votes not count it could avoid the issues above. It would be more complex, and not really worth it IMO. It would be possible to generate a list of entries which becam...
by SYSTEM
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Deprecating rank for inactive users
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

Re: Deprecating rank for inactive users

Specular wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:21 am
Would this affect the public status of entries solely or partially upvoted by inactive users?
Yes, that's the whole point.
by SYSTEM
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Deprecating rank for inactive users
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

Re: Deprecating rank for inactive users

Sounds good to me. It's a major problem that entries which have been upvoted by now-inactive users are essentially impossible to remove without your intervention.
by SYSTEM
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: A better zip bomb
Replies: 3
Views: 1189

Re: A better zip bomb

Thanks. Amazing read. :)
by SYSTEM
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Firefox Portable
Replies: 130
Views: 226116

Re: Firefox Portable

Mozilla is considering a paid version of Firefox: https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/ne ... x-in-works
by SYSTEM
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Is the "testing portability" FAQ up to date?
Replies: 13
Views: 6095

Re: Is the "testing portability" FAQ up to date?

Right, that FAQ isn't up to date at all. It doesn't even take into account that TPFC database isn't being curated by Andrew anymore.
by SYSTEM
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Firefox Portable
Replies: 130
Views: 226116

Re: Firefox Portable

bitcoin wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:16 am
SYSTEM wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:03 am
bitcoin wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:32 am


how about just don't track people who don't want to be tracked?
Who is that remark directed at?
you
All right then. Fortunately I don't have a site of my own, so I already don't track you. Glad to be of help!
by SYSTEM
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Firefox Portable
Replies: 130
Views: 226116

Re: Firefox Portable

Website owners can track users anyway (via JavaScript, for example). Not implementing ping tracking would merely drive site owners to use other techniques. And other suggestions here, such as displaying a prompt, would likely be extremely annoying (I bet that ping attribute is already being used al...
by SYSTEM
Wed May 22, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: HashMyFiles
Replies: 10
Views: 10509

Re: HashMyFiles

SHA1 Cracked? SHA-1 has been subject to more attacks since then: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SHA-1#The_SHAppening The authors estimated that the cost of renting enough of EC2 CPU/GPU time to generate a full collision for SHA-1 at the time of publication was between US$75K–120K, and noted that was...
by SYSTEM
Wed May 22, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Hardware vulnerabilities resources
Replies: 6
Views: 3075

Re: Hardware vulnerabilities resources

From ThreatPost , insights on the team behind the disclosure of several of these vulnerabilities... Daniel Gruss, the researcher on the team behind the #Spectre, #Meltdown – and most recently, #ZombieLoad – CPU attacks, gives an inside look into the disclosure process and discovery of the flaws. @ ...
by SYSTEM
Tue May 21, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Basilisk web browser
Replies: 18
Views: 11574

Re: basilisk web browser

It's kind of crazy to think that around 15 years of addon history could get wiped by the browser company who allowed it to flourish but they've burned that bridge now and are continuing with WebExtensions instead. It's really lose-lose decision. If Mozilla doesn't put away the old toys, no one's go...
by SYSTEM
Sat May 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Presentation - draft site intro
Replies: 4
Views: 3396

Re: Presentation - draft site intro

The presentation looks good to me.

You could mention that in addition to not needing to insert settings on every PC, with portable software you also don't need to install your favorite programs on every PC you use. They are already there on your external drive.
by SYSTEM
Sat May 11, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Firefox Portable
Replies: 130
Views: 226116

Re: Firefox Portable

OTOH, they're adding yet another tracking device to the browser, without convenient user safeguards or easy opt-out paths: Mozilla revealed recently that it would integrate Hyperlink Ping Tracking in the Firefox web browser and enable it by default. @ www.ghacks.net /2019/05/10/simple-ping-blocker-...
by SYSTEM
Thu May 09, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Firefox Portable
Replies: 130
Views: 226116

Re: Firefox Portable

Mozilla has a technical breakdown about the incident: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2019/05/techn ... on-outage/