Monthly Archives: November 2005

Moving some more stuff

On Friday evening I moved my washing machine from my appartment in Germany back to my appartment in Strasbourg (actually own by my father and I need to pay hime something for the last 6 months I keep on forgetting…) with … Continue reading

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Battle in the kitchen

I won! I survived. Ahahah, the box will not prevail. Dude, that was a figth.   It started badly with my closest ally the box opener turning ghost – stupid design relying on 2 by ~3 milimeters of plastic to … Continue reading

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Zu vermieten

1 Zimmer-Wohnung in Waldbronn-Reichenbach (76337, Baden-Wuertemberg, Deutschland)   Suche nachvermieter fuer eine 40m2 Wohnflaeche Wohnung, mit Diele, Balkon, Kellerraume, Kueche, Badzimmer mit Badewanne, Einbauschrank, und Autoabstellplatz. Frei ab 30. November. 390 Euro pro Monat, inklusive Nebenkosten. Washmaschine (guenstig).   David … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

"C’est parce que la vitesse de la lumière est supérieure à celle du son, que tant de chefs paraissent brillants avant d’avoir l’air con"   In English:   "It’s because the speed of light is higher than the speed of … Continue reading

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Sony DRM, again

A friend sent me the following link to Sony BMG website a few days ago:   http://cp.sonybmg.com/xcp/english/home.html   Amazing how a few lawyers interested in your deeds can change your behavior.

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Sony’s rootkit now used by Trojan

Google will give you:   http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/10/sony_drm_trojan/   and much more for "Sony DRM trojan" http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Sony+DRM+trojan&spell=1   Not really a surprize. The sadness in this story is that would security engineers not have found the Sony rootkit, it is likely that … Continue reading

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Return to Germany

Today I have a flight from Austin to Frankfurt with a stop in Cincinatti. The flight depart near 3 PM, so I could go to the T10 plenary meeting this morning and get a feeling how things are going there. … Continue reading

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French justice system

Today I’ve being pointed to http://maitre.eolas.free.fr/journal/index.php?Dans-le-pretoire the blog of an attorney at law. It is in french, and if you do read french, I invite you to read a couple of posts. … Frightening.

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Warning for speed

On Saturday evening while driving back from Bill’s home in Llano to the La Qunita hotel in Round Rock, I’ve being given a warning for speed (I didn’t slow down entering a village on the highway, although I should; limitation changes … Continue reading

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Sony’s rootkit made it to printed press

Reading the Tech Monday of Austin’s American Statesman this breakfast I noticed that the rootkit of Sony discovered by Russinovich story made it to printed press, and Sony made available a clean tool. Yet it is not said how many … Continue reading

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