On the 17th of December, the Belgian citizens (like me) had the “good” surprise from our Minister (certainly not a X-mas gift)! A Royal Decree was published in the “Moniteur” about the tax on the private copy of digital data. From now (or from 1st of January, I suppose), when
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Today I participated in a survey organized by a major Belgian bank. The goal was to improve their web services (which is always a nice initiative). At the middle of the survey, came the following question: Of course, I answered “I don’t know“. How can they restrict the choice to
It’s decided! I get rid of all my Acrobat Readers! My primary environment is Linux but I also use Windows operating systems (virtualized or running on separated hardware). And today, you can’t life without a PDF reader! I looked for an alternative. My PDF reader is now Foxit. To make
WTF! I just tried to buy some movie tickets @ Kinepolis. I received the message below. Since when e-commerce websites are closed like regular stores?
I just received an official e-mail from a security appliance manufacturer. The message was an official communication about their products line. End of 2008 (almost 2009!), I’m really surprised how this communication was handled! First, a Word document was attached to the message. Why? Word documents may carry viruses or
What’s the difference between this CPU usage: and this one: Only a website! After some investigations, the sites used “<marquee>” tags. It seems they are still not properly supported by Firefox! WTH!
Warning! Warning! You just reached a dangerous website! I’m surprised that my IP address isn’t yet blacklisted by Barracuda Central! I was offline for 48 hours, now back online and it seems that the buzz about Pieter De Crem is still growing! According to our Defense Minister, all the blogs
Today, I was looking for some applications related to security on the App Store in iTunes. I searched for the following keywords: “lock“, “password” or “scan“. All of them returned the same error: I tested on a second iTunes installation. Same issue?!? Any other search request works perfectly.
This blog moved to a new server located in France a few weeks ago but I’m still running the old server located in a data center in Zaventem(BE). For debugging purpose, I started a tcpdump on the box and was surprised to see a *lot* of traffic not mine! WTF!?