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2020-11-25 8:57:05 PM  
11 votes:

nemisonic: hk5: As a Marylander, confusing Baltimore City with Baltimore County, as the article writer does, triggers me greatly.

Look twice when booking a "San Diego" hotel, which could be located 60 miles from "The City of San Diego" in San Diego County CA


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Now they tell me!
 
2020-11-25 9:26:26 PM  
7 votes:
Little Bobby Tables strikes again!
 
2020-11-25 10:14:05 PM  
2 votes:

waxbeans: Geeeeeee this Hackers sequel is so lame, the Net seems prolific.

/
And, yet, no flaying cars.
//
I need to take this timeline back to Walmart and exchanges for something better.
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Tell me again how a world of only Uber eats drivers and their customers; Mad Max style isn't a good movie?


The way 2020 had been going I wouldn't give up the dream of flaying cars just yet.
 
hk5
2020-11-25 8:52:12 PM  
2 votes:
As a Marylander, confusing Baltimore City with Baltimore County, as the article writer does, triggers me greatly.
 
2020-11-26 10:19:29 AM  
1 vote:

KidKorporate: Somaticasual: But Mr. Kirk, Dexter's in School!

I'm afraid not, Mrs Fishmore.


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2020-11-25 11:52:48 PM  
1 vote:
Was it a rogue program like this one that invaded my PC a decade or so ago?

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2020-11-25 11:30:13 PM  
1 vote:

12349876: In my state you've got tons of county/city combos in completely different areas.

Jackson and Jackson County are 50 miles apart.
Lawrence County and Lawrenceburg are 150 miles apart.
I could name at least a dozen more.

And the best one.

West Liberty is 100 miles EAST of Liberty.


Well sure, it's east if you go in *that* direction.
 
2020-11-25 10:52:36 PM  
1 vote:

Korzine: waxbeans: Geeeeeee this Hackers sequel is so lame, the Net seems prolific.

/
And, yet, no flaying cars.
//
I need to take this timeline back to Walmart and exchanges for something better.
///
Tell me again how a world of only Uber eats drivers and their customers; Mad Max style isn't a good movie?

The way 2020 had been going I wouldn't give up the dream of flaying cars just yet.


I'm really hoping no one's been working on flaying cars, since given our 2020 run THAT'S the startup that's gonna fly.
 
2020-11-25 10:18:00 PM  
1 vote:

waxbeans: Korzine: waxbeans: Geeeeeee this Hackers sequel is so lame, the Net seems prolific.

/
And, yet, no flaying cars.
//
I need to take this timeline back to Walmart and exchanges for something better.
///
Tell me again how a world of only Uber eats drivers and their customers; Mad Max style isn't a good movie?

The way 2020 had been going I wouldn't give up the dream of flaying cars just yet.

The real question is, how MANY days, DAYS, it takes for one to crash into the sixth story of a buliding.


Hours.  Maybe minutes.
 
2020-11-25 10:07:52 PM  
1 vote:

Nobody in Peculiar: wax_on: The city's government was the victim of a similar attack last year.

This says it all. Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me. You knew that your networks weren't secure or adequately backed up and you didn't do anything about it.

This attack was directed at the Baltimore COUNTY school system. The city and county are 2 different entities as was mentioned in the article and a couple of time here in the comments


What? You want me to read TFA???

This is Fark. We don't do that around here.
 
2020-11-25 9:40:37 PM  
1 vote:

NephilimNexus: When you're smart enough to code ransomware but stupid enough to think that schools have any money in their budgets to pay you...


Came for this, thanks
 
2020-11-25 8:59:59 PM  
1 vote:
But Mr. Kirk, Dexter's in School!
 
2020-11-25 8:52:39 PM  
1 vote:
When you're smart enough to code ransomware but stupid enough to think that schools have any money in their budgets to pay you...
 
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