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Old 09-11-2009, 03:29 AM
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You think you get bandwidth problems?

http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE5885PM20090909

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Old 09-11-2009, 03:54 AM
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I wonder how many kbps the bird calculates out to...
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Old 09-11-2009, 07:33 AM
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Imagine the skies over South Africa if everyone else opted for the carrier pigeons???!
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Old 09-11-2009, 08:39 AM
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skies heck, imagine the mess on our cars!
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:01 AM
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Imagine the bandwidth of a truck full of DVD's.
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Old 09-11-2009, 09:56 AM
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I wonder how many kbps the bird calculates out to...

It pretty simple, I read in another article the avian data was 4GB.
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Old 09-11-2009, 02:55 PM
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strap a 32 gig SD card to the bird and its better
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Old 09-11-2009, 02:58 PM
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If they start using birds I'm training a hawk to intercept stuff.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:01 PM
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If they start using birds I'm training a hawk to intercept stuff.
No matter the platform, someone's always trying to "hawk" into the system!
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:07 PM
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If they start using birds I'm training a hawk to intercept stuff.

Banking information flowing into private hands...scary thought.


However I do like the idea of going to South Africa and offering high speed internet right about now
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:08 PM
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Not scary if its into my hands!
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:12 PM
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Not scary if its into my hands!

What will you do when some clever South African starts using Eagles to escort his Pigeons ?
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:15 PM
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Not scary if its into my hands!
And what if said data card was highly encrypted? Then you'd have a worthless data card.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:18 PM
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And what if said data card was highly encrypted? Then you'd have a worthless data card.

Most electronic encryption is based on a mathmatical formula which can be cracked given time and effort.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:28 PM
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Most electronic encryption is based on a mathmatical formula which can be cracked given time and effort.
Perhaps, but would Hatty be up to such a technical task?

It'd be even harder if said organization used a proprietary memory card/connector and matching reader at both ends.

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