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William commented on Guardian network

Facebook is working on a "guardian" system for password recovery currently, you will have 5 friends you name as "guardians", and you need 3 out of 5 to reset your password for you. This could be an extended part of their "guardian" system where if your "guardians" have not heard from you collectively after a certain number of hours, they can start a search for you or alert family members who can.


William commented on Hire the Hackers - They Know It the Best!

There was recently a TED talk on this exact same subject, calling for companies and governments to hire those who show their superb ability with computer software instead of just putting them away in jail, citing that russia and korea have been hiring hackers both before and after they broke the law. I agree that we should be employing or working alongside hackers rather than jailing them up.