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  • Here’s How Authorities Can Legally Spy on Your Digital Life (And Congress Could Make It Easier)

    11/20/2012 3:31:04 PM PST · 17 of 19
    danelectro to Bigg Red

    in one way you are correct. google-analytics does track your information here, but they are doing this at the request of freerepublic. if you view the source code for a page on fr (or have your tech savvy hubby show you), you will see the request to have google-analytics tracking included at the bottom of the code.

    this is extremely common on websites, as the reports google provides from this data are very useful to the website operator. there are ways to block this (and other such tracking), if you are bothered by this behavior. it may slightly degrade and/or change how some sites work for you, though. ymmv.

  • 'Plumber's butt' goes coed

    07/08/2003 5:26:44 PM PDT · 52 of 57
    danelectro to jriemer
    I may be on crack but it appears that Cindy is barely "dancing". More informed people would call it something else...

    fwiw: i'm reasonably sure the man pictured there is her husband. (i read it on the internet somewhere, so it must be true :)

  • US soldier shot at Baghdad University

    07/06/2003 10:39:51 AM PDT · 44 of 74
    danelectro to Prodigal Son
    No, this is only sound in your head. Surrender or running is not an option nor is it in any way sound.

    not only is leaving the country in ruins, with no working civil apparatus morally wrong, it would be political suicide. placing our soldiers in harms way to remove saddam, only to see him replaced him with a muslim theocracy might be difficult to explain to the american public.

    our guys are there and they will continue to be there for a long time.

  • "BUCHANAN BRIGADE" SPIN-OFF PARTY IN DISARRAY.

    06/24/2003 9:24:50 AM PDT · 6 of 70
    danelectro to TomGuy
    When Buchannan strong-armed his way into it, took over, took the money, and ran, he effectively destroyed it.

    the gop owes buchannan big time for his efforts in destroying the reform party. it would be impossible to elect a republican president if the reform party were still siphoning off 5 percent or more of the gop vote.

  • Hating Vincent Gallo A Right-Wing Ideologue in Bohemian Clothing (THE NEW HIP COOL REPUBS)

    06/07/2003 8:21:08 AM PDT · 68 of 75
    danelectro to WarEagle
    Did Norwood ever get another kicking job?

    no, he did not. here is a very good story on him and his life post-kick.

    fyi, i'm not a bills fan, per se. i just always thought blaming norwood for the loss, while understandable, was unfair.

  • Growth comes; jobs don't

    06/07/2003 8:11:59 AM PDT · 70 of 240
    danelectro to sarcasm
    Jobs Squeeze for Indian Workers

    U.S. companies such as IBM, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and PeopleSoft are already exploring countries with even cheaper sources of technical labor, says a report from research firm IDC. The new destinations include Romania, Russia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam...

    sourced from this idc report

    ...IDC warns that Bangalore, India's primary IT hub, may no longer offer the world's best IT outsourcing value; that the infrastructure there is saturated; and wages for skilled workers are being bid up, with many new grads demanding annual salaries of $4,000 (USD) or more -- not only in Bangalore but all over India.
  • Bennett's Good Works

    05/26/2003 9:48:43 AM PDT · 40 of 79
    danelectro to Ken H
    hah. beat me to it on while i was previewing.
  • Bennett's Good Works

    05/26/2003 9:48:07 AM PDT · 39 of 79
    danelectro to Congressman Billybob
    In citing the "$8 million" figure, you are buying into a factual lie that is easily exposed. See my post #32 on this thread. As the saying goes, "Do not believe everything that you read," which is the new motto of the New York Times.

    from the original article.

    Bennett likes to be discreet. "He'll usually call a host and let us know when he's coming," says one source. "We can limo him in. He prefers the high-limit room, where he's less likely to be seen and where he can play the $500-a-pull slots. He usually plays very late at night or early in the morning--usually between midnight and 6 a.m." The documents show that in one two-month period, Bennett wired more than $1.4 million to cover losses. His desire for privacy is evident in his customer profile at one casino, which lists as his residence the address for Empower.org (the Web site of Empower America, the non-profit group Bennett co-chairs). Typed across the form are the words: "NO CONTACT AT RES OR BIZ!!!"

    the article clearly talks about losses, not money put into play. and the game he plays is slots, which, over any significant duration of time will leave a gambler much poorer than when he started.

  • Control freaks target PCs

    05/23/2003 6:00:43 PM PDT · 13 of 23
    danelectro to oceanview
    and what processor will linux run on? it can't run on the palladium machines. a palladium machine is like the XBOX hardware, I believe there is a $1 million prize out there for someone who can get Linux to run on the XBOX.

    there were two challenges, part one was just to get linux to run somehow on the xbox. part two was to get it to run with no hardware modifications. both challenges have been met.

  • Truant Texas Legislators Tagged With Bar Grievance

    05/16/2003 2:54:04 PM PDT · 89 of 121
    danelectro to Motherbear
    Anyone know anything about the "dirty thirty" that Craddock was supposedly involved in many years ago? A liberal friend is insisting that what Craddock did was just as serious.

    the waco tribune claims

    Craddick has no one to blame but himself. He helped write history when he was one of 30 members of the Texas House who disappeared during the 1971 legislative session.

    i don't know anything more than what is in that article. any texans remember?

  • Texas Democrats commended in Oklahoma House resolution

    05/14/2003 9:27:39 PM PDT · 58 of 135
    danelectro to Diddle E. Squat
    I should add, similar silliness has decided many a Texas race.

    i think this was a classic case of rural oklahoma voting with their pocketbook. the cockfighting industry added some extra money to people's bank accounts, in areas where extra money is awfully hard to come by. they voted against the ban, and for the guy who was against the ban.

    for what it's worth, there is an injunction against enforcing the ban, although i'm not sure if it's statewide or just a few counties. i believe a dem legislator got it before a judge.

  • Texas Democrats commended in Oklahoma House resolution

    05/14/2003 8:56:35 PM PDT · 47 of 135
    danelectro to Stultis
    Again, this was my question. Even the newspapers. I don't have Lexus Nexus, but using news.google, and searching on "Braddock" (the name of the Rep that introduced the resolution) this AP piece run in a small Kansas paper, is the ONLY hit I get!

    both of the major newspapers, the daily oklahoman (conservative) and the tulsa world (liberal) require registration to view the articles. the world requires a paid subscription for all, the oklahoman expires the free content after a week, i believe.

    so google can't even get to the content to archive it. it makes it difficult to blog oklahoma news because of this.

  • Texas Democrats commended in Oklahoma House resolution

    05/14/2003 8:33:02 PM PDT · 35 of 135
    danelectro to Diddle E. Squat
    Dem guv, Dem controlled House, and Dem controlled Senate. How did that happen?

    the legislature is historically dem. it's trending republican, as the conservatives in the demoncratic party slowly move to the gop, just like in the south, and texas. but it's a mistake to say at the moment, that dems here, particularly in farming or other rural communities, are liberal.

    the most recent election for governor was very intersting. largent (r), brad henry (d), and richardson (i) were the major players. richardson garned alot of support with a populist campaign (make these turnpikes free!) eastern oklahoma had a large turnout because of the cockfighting issue on the state ballot.

    largent was for the statewide ban. henry was against. rural dems came out for the issue, and voted for henry. urban voters, which overwhelmingly wanted to ban cockfighting, couldn't seem to pull the lever for largent, for whatever reason.

  • Software Bullet Is Sought to Kill Musical Piracy

    05/03/2003 11:04:05 AM PDT · 10 of 94
    danelectro to ModernDayCato
    Uh, the software they are developing ARE viruses and worms, which are illegal under Federal law.

    i'm sure that pesky law can be easily amended to exclude certain players, aren't you?

  • White House To End Drugs & Terror Ads

    04/01/2003 8:24:01 PM PST · 4 of 15
    danelectro to AntiGuv
    The Office of National Drug Control Policy will also cease a polarizing $8 million annual study that found the ads aimed at youth were not working and that pitted the drug office against the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.

    right. if the annual study keeps finding the ads aren't effective, cancel the study. nice work, guys.

  • XP passwords rendered useless

    02/15/2003 6:49:35 PM PST · 19 of 28
    danelectro to MikeWUSAF
    I have to admit, they have a point. If you don't have physical security you don't have any security at all...

    which is why books on computer security discuss this issue before even moving on to the technical aspects of securing whatever os you have.

  • Internet Attack's Disruptions More Serious Than Many Thought Possible

    02/05/2003 11:01:25 AM PST · 48 of 48
    danelectro to jbstrick
    All it takes it one computer. It was scary how fast this thing spread.

    [cnn] Worm spread worldwide in 10 minutes

    wow.

  • Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case

    01/28/2003 1:02:40 PM PST · 132 of 141
    danelectro to Houmatt
    Uh-huh. Nice try. The only person suggesting it is YOU. And to say otherwise is an outright lie on your part.

    two of the three items were supplied by you. i just added the actual, you know, result of the arrests. i'm still waiting for you to defend your premises. your argument is that (residents reported) the crowd was engaging in criminal behavior, and you argued this didn't stop just for the night in question. police found no evidence for your accusations. so are you now saying you believe the residents (premise #1) over the police? why do you hate the police so much?

    Every single person who has the audacity to say 1) The police are 100% guilty, 2) The raid was not necessary or justified under any cirumstance, 3) Nobody in the KMart parking lot on Friday and Saturday nights has ever committed a crime there at any time and 4) The people living in the apartment complex surrounding the KMart are liars are nothing but unabashed, unmitigated cop haters who need to be taken to a high crime area (like Houston's Fifth Ward) and left to their own devices with nothing but the clothes on their back

    keep digging. maybe you'll cover yourself up eventually. wouldn't it just be easier to admit you made a mistake with this line of argument? everyone here has acknowledged the crowd was a problem. but that didn't justify the police tactics. (and i know you didn't just seriously call free republic a hostile place for law enforcement)

  • Web Worm Mars Microsoft Security Push

    01/28/2003 11:38:47 AM PST · 8 of 11
    danelectro to Bush2000
    PN - Somebody connected to their network via VPN with an infected machine and it started replicating. My guess.

    my theory is someone brought their laptop home from work (safe behind the firewalls) and went online without a firewall at home. it's plausible, but i don't know microsoft employee policy (and actual behavior) for using equipement like that.

  • Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case

    01/28/2003 11:23:02 AM PST · 129 of 141
    danelectro to Houmatt
    You just go on saying the people living in the complex are liars.

    i'm not saying it. your arguments are. it's not my fault your arguments are poor. you offered no explanation as to why those drunken vandals in the parking lot were not charged. your only response was sarcasm, a particularly ineffective technique when arguing with yourself.

    you have stated multiple times that the crowd was guilty of criminal behavior, but there were no charges filed. you continue to support the raid, despite the plain fact that it was a huge screwup and will cost officers their jobs, and taxpayers millions. you can't even generate support for your position on free republic, which has about as friendly an leo crowd as can be found in the general public.

  • Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case

    01/28/2003 10:27:32 AM PST · 125 of 141
    danelectro to Houmatt
    Is that a nice way of saying the residents are liars? Have you read Christine McDonald's op-ed piece as it was published in the Houston Chronicle a few days after the raid? Are you calling her a liar?

    i'm just following your argument to it's conclusion. you state as fact, here, that residents had ongoing complaints about drunken behavior and vandalism.

    you state here - Do you really expect any reasonable person to believe they (all 270 of them) suddenly chose one night to act civilized, and by coincidence that was the night of the raid?

    so, this was a typical night. the police arrest everyone and find no evidence of the allegations of drunken behavior and vandalism. the conclusion that the complaints were false is inescapable from your premises.

  • Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case

    01/28/2003 9:07:27 AM PST · 103 of 141
    danelectro to Houmatt
    Do you really expect any reasonable person to believe they (all 270 of them) suddenly chose one night to act civilized, and by coincidence that was the night of the raid?

    no. so, since the cops weren't able to find any evidence that those arrested were breaking the law, (aside from the criminal trespass which was false and subsequently dropped ), ie. no minors with alcohol, drunken behaviour vandalism, etc., it follows that on previous nights the situation was the same and the allegations and complaints regarding the behaviour of the parking lot crowd that the apartment complex residents made were, ahem, exaggerated.

  • Internet Attack's Disruptions More Serious Than Many Thought Possible

    01/27/2003 8:30:39 PM PST · 31 of 48
    danelectro to jbstrick
    Microsoft's own internal netrowk was unusable for a time on Sat.

    do you think this was caused by employees with laptops from home, who were vunerable, and then connected to company resources? or did the attack make it through the ms firewall?

    i can't get my mind around a major company allowing those sort of port requests through the firewall.

  • Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case

    01/27/2003 8:19:26 PM PST · 66 of 141
    danelectro to Dog Gone
    Clearly, if people in the crowd were engaged in illegal behavior such as vandalism, public intoxication or drug use, an arrest could be made whether or not the property owner complains.

    But there were no arrests for that. The only arrests were for criminal trespass and curfew violations.

    i've followed this from when it was first posted on fr, and this aspect has always been interesting. if there were a bunch of drunk kids out there, you know they would have been charged. ditto for finding, say several guys with more than a personal share of an illegal substance.

    were the kids remarkably well behaved? did the cops just not try to nail people for that? (unlikely) am i the only one that finds this curious?

  • Internet Attack's Disruptions More Serious Than Many Thought Possible

    01/27/2003 7:47:30 PM PST · 29 of 48
    danelectro to justlurking
    There are at least two ways that this could have gotten through firewalls:

    i'm really curious now, about the factors that caused this to be such a serious event. i can accept that some places had port 1434 open due to negligence/incompentence. i can accept that some developer's workstations were also vunerable. i'd like to see how many infected machines were needed to saturate n amount of bandwidth, etc. it's not like nimba, where the iis webserver was installed on many many machines and users weren't aware. only programmers and businesses have ms sql server on their machines.

    i'm sure some interesting studies are going to come out of this.

  • Internet Attack's Disruptions More Serious Than Many Thought Possible

    01/27/2003 5:19:27 PM PST · 15 of 48
    danelectro to ALS
    And although I'm not a big MS fan, the truth is that the patch for this was available last May. The real fault lies with the lazy sysadmins that didn't install the free patch.

    i don't understand why these servers were able to be accessed from the internet. i saw earlier today other apps (.net programming environment and one other) also installed the vunerable sql component. i'm wondering if there were more than those two, because it doesn't seem possible the worm should be able to get at so many backoffice machines.

  • Internet Attack's Disruptions More Serious Than Many Thought Possible

    01/27/2003 5:15:46 PM PST · 12 of 48
    danelectro to Principled
    will the free version of Zone Alarm stop this?

    caveat: i don't run zone alarm, as my os is not windows on the firewall.

    i took a look at the zone alarm webpage, and it appears that it will stop this particular problem for your machine. you shouldn't be at risk because of this worm, regardless. (unless you are a very atypical user)

    once you start running zone alarm, you will most likely see a great many accesses of your machine that you weren't aware of. most of these are benign, so don't panic.

  • All Dolled Up -'Bare truth' Disturbing: Girls Fixated on Body Image

    01/27/2003 12:25:48 PM PST · 110 of 134
    danelectro to 68skylark
    this is the artist's online photo exhibit for girl culture.
  • Super Bowl Episode of Alias

    01/27/2003 9:17:20 AM PST · 10 of 72
    danelectro to carton253
    i hope the cia can find a place on the staff for marshall. he's one of the best parts of the show.
  • The Economics of a Used Car (Vanity)

    01/26/2003 12:18:10 PM PST · 6 of 85
    danelectro to ChemistCat
    The question of the day--does it make more sense economically to keep fixing older cars you are comfortable with, or to buy other not-quite-so-old cars?

    this is also a question i would like hear some discussion on. any personal finance experts want to weigh in?

  • Man Fatally Shot While Beating Dog With Shotgun (Man vs. Shar-Pei)

    01/24/2003 12:58:10 PM PST · 42 of 130
    danelectro to Woahhs
    Our guys aren't stupid enough to try beating a dog that can shoot!

    best. comment. ever.

  • Microsoft loses showdown in Houston

    01/22/2003 11:29:12 AM PST · 14 of 31
    danelectro to babyface00
    There's no business case - its purely driven by Microsoft. Believe me, its resented all the way up the chain, because everyone has to use the same reason; there's no good business case, its because Microsoft is forcing us.

    your post here and the other above are a big part of why all of our backoffice machines run linux. the equipment is 4-5 years old for the most part. it runs fine, and doesn't need updating from a performance standpoint. the services (email, fileserving, printing, vpn) all work to our satisfaction, and we don't need additional features. why on earth should we put our business in a position that it is forced to spend thousands of dollars when the only benefit is to microsoft? dows, as to their liking.

    an aside: i don't know why houston picked simdesk. i would think openoffice, or staroffice even, would be a much better substitute. well, i have an idea or two, but they certainly don't relate to technical merit or the ability to solve problems.

  • Auto-Safety Czar Warns Drivers of SUV Dangers

    01/15/2003 11:34:45 AM PST · 63 of 74
    danelectro to Doctor Stochastic
    What happened to New Mexico, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio, for example?

    dunno. i had to get back to work.

  • Supreme Court Keeps Copyright Protections (Mine: Sonny Bono Copyright Act ruled Constitutional)

    01/15/2003 10:19:06 AM PST · 76 of 164
    danelectro to Carry_Okie
    ...I would say that it violates the entire purpose of intellectual property as a good to the society: It produces a corporation that rests on its laurels while rewarding the likes of Eisner for the creative genius of Disney.

    the corporations that have bought our representatives will never allow their copyright to expire. every time certain works are about to fall into the public domain, copyright gets extended. while there is plenty of merit in the arguments for strong and lengthy copyrights, disney et al have acted in such bad faith that i actively oppose any measure on copyright which benefits them.

    and it's only going to get worse. just wait until this session of congress is done and see what changes are made to require digital rights management, restrict our ability to make copies of media we have lawfully purchased etc etc.

  • Auto-Safety Czar Warns Drivers of SUV Dangers

    01/15/2003 9:59:26 AM PST · 60 of 74
    danelectro to danelectro
    if anyone is really interested, it appears you can get the raw data to look through at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/AvailInf.html
  • Auto-Safety Czar Warns Drivers of SUV Dangers

    01/15/2003 9:44:28 AM PST · 57 of 74
    danelectro to SpinyNorman; TroutStalker
    it looks like this is the complete report 2001 Annual Assessment of Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Fatality and Injury Estimates for 2001- (PDF).

    it's fairly long, and i haven't digested it yet.

  • Kmart to lay off 25,000, close 330 stores

    01/14/2003 7:39:53 AM PST · 31 of 58
    danelectro to cruiserman
    If anything I've noticed that Target's prices have really gone up over the past 1-2 years. Wal-Mart's prices are reasonable.

    target doesn't seem to be competing directly with walmart, although they obviously have some overlap. a good deal of their merchandise has been upgraded over the last 4-5 years, and they seem to be trying to beat walmart with quality, not price.

  • Ann loses job; was generosity a reason?(Surprisingly candid article)

    01/13/2003 7:47:29 AM PST · 28 of 63
    danelectro to bvw
    Where's the Dad?

    read the article.

  • Gunning for John Lott

    01/12/2003 8:38:09 PM PST · 8 of 24
    danelectro to absalom01
    Here's the controversy in a nutshell: it seems that Lott made off-hand reference several times to a telephone survey that he says he conducted sometime in 1996.

    in the marie gryphon link from the article you posted:

    In the second edition of More Guns, Less Crime, he offers the following alteration on page 3: “If a national survey that I conducted is correct, 98 percent of the time that people use guns defensively, they merely have to brandish a weapon to break off an attack.” (emphasis added)

    i don't have the book handy, so i can't verify. but if the poster is to be believed then it isn't an offhand reference.

  • VP CHENEY TO SPEAK ON THE ECONOMY AT 11:30 EST TODAY

    01/10/2003 9:21:22 AM PST · 46 of 54
    danelectro to danelectro
    a quick google search seems to indicate i'm mistaken.

    why is my accountant so concerned about mixing any funds in my 401k with my ira and sep accounts then?
  • VP CHENEY TO SPEAK ON THE ECONOMY AT 11:30 EST TODAY

    01/10/2003 9:19:39 AM PST · 45 of 54
    danelectro to Dog Gone
    After-tax contributions to a 401K are not taxed when they are withdrawn. So, it does matter what contributed to the account.

    i'm not an accountant (and please correct me if i'm mistaken), but i don't believe you can co-mingle before and after tax payments into a 401k. i think you are confusing an ira with 401k.

  • TV Ads Say S.U.V. Owners Support Terrorists

    01/08/2003 1:00:06 PM PST · 123 of 232
    danelectro to mhking; xm177e2; dead
    You think Arianna's kidding?

    i don't think she intends for her argument re: suv's to be taken seriously in the context of this ad, no. i think she is making a political point about propaganda, and the use of truly specious arguments (drugs/oil) linked to public fear of terrorism to advance an agenda.

    the oil/suv/conservation here is simply the foil, a side issue, not the meat of her point.

  • TV Ads Say S.U.V. Owners Support Terrorists

    01/08/2003 9:42:21 AM PST · 96 of 232
    danelectro to dead
    No, your post proves that some people don’t know Arianna Huffington’s stated agenda. She advocates for more government control of our purchasing decisions, and government policies to force car makers to meet her green objectives.

    ms. huffington clearly understands that abject dishonesty of the logic that drugs=terrorism. see here.

    In addition to setting new standards for illogic, the ads are also exercises in highly selective finger-pointing. We know, for instance, that bin Laden and al-Qaida used tens of millions of dollars in profits from the diamond industry to fund their operations. So how come we didn't see a commercial with a woman, say, a senator's wife, fingering the diamonds on her sparkling tennis bracelet and admitting: "I helped kids learn how to kill?" And, given the fact that 15 out of the 19 hijackers, and most of the detainees in Cuba, came from Saudi Arabia -- where the ruling family, glutted with oil profits, has coddled extremists for decades -- why no taxpayer-funded ad showing a soccer mom filling up her SUV and saying: "I helped blow up buildings?"

    she knows this is bad logic, so you cannot argue that she is trying to make a valid argument. this is called satire.

  • TV Ads Say S.U.V. Owners Support Terrorists

    01/08/2003 9:24:06 AM PST · 91 of 232
    danelectro to rabidone
    The connection between oil $ and terrorism is far more accurate then any percieved connection between pot smokers and terrorism (who came up with this ridiculous idea anyway?).

    yes, both ideas are moronic. and i imagine it was someone in the drug czar's office that thought up the original drugs=terrorism spots.

    this thread proves many people don't understand satire.

  • $100,000 Linux Xbox challenge extended -Lindows gives hackers another yearto crack the MS console

    01/06/2003 10:23:42 AM PST · 4 of 6
    danelectro to Dimensio
    Unfortunately, I'm not sure that it will be possible to get Linux running on the console without either modification of the console or assistance from Microsoft.

    i agree. but a $100,000 is a nice incentive to try to figure out a way.

  • Rangel Wants Mandatory Military Service

    12/30/2002 10:17:09 AM PST · 28 of 60
    danelectro to elbucko
    Good question. Does anyone know where Rangel was between the years of 1965 to 1975?

    according to the house website he served...Congressman Rangel served in the U.S. Army in Korea, 1948-52, and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

  • The Cultural Complications of Contemporary Christian Music

    12/28/2002 9:30:02 AM PST · 22 of 22
    danelectro to jimtorr
    Rock or Pop or easy listening or whatever radio stations won't play CCM unless it's hit the top of the charts, and even then they get complaints about playing "Christian" music.

    there is some truth to what you say. at the same time, the way the music biz is structured, and radio in particular, it's almost impossible for anyone to get airplay in a mainstream channel, unless they are a best-selling act or the record company plows massive promotional dollars into it.

  • Drug Czar: Just Say No About Drug Use - Don't worry if it's a lie, parents told.

    12/22/2002 8:54:13 AM PST · 15 of 56
    danelectro to Wolfie
    "They're your kids the citizens, not your confessors," said John Walters, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. "Don't treat them like your peers. Treat them like your children."
  • Microsoft again ups risk rating on IE (flaw #999,999,999,999)

    12/13/2002 7:37:23 PM PST · 26 of 68
    danelectro to Clara Lou
    I detested Opera Mail-- just awful.

    do you mean the mail client software inside opera, or the web mail service that opera runs?

    the mail client in the new opera 7 beta has some nice features, but i'm not a big fan of email clients in browsers at all.

  • Microsoft again ups risk rating on IE (flaw #999,999,999,999)

    12/13/2002 6:27:49 PM PST · 14 of 68
    danelectro to A CA Guy
    Please tell me why there isn't a reasonable easy to use alternative out there that isn't kicking MS's butt?

    opera is a fantastic browser, far superior in operation than mozilla, to my tastes.