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Ben Tasker
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Linux Sysadmin, Dev, Network Engineer and General Geek
Linux Sysadmin, Dev, Network Engineer and General Geek

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That took a while to write up.... Security considerations when designing an authentication system

https://www.bentasker.co.uk/blog/security/347-a-guide-to-designing-account-security-mechanisms

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Replacing the alternator on a 2003 #Volvo S60 D5. Fairly straightforward, just a pity I got stranded beforehand.

https://www.bentasker.co.uk/documentation/vehicles/322-volvo-s60-alternator-replacement

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Turned out to be less of a pain than I expected. Scary the number of forums on the net suggesting you take a dremel to the wing rather than slackening three fixings...

https://www.bentasker.co.uk/documentation/vehicles/319-volvo-s60-front-light-cluster-replacement

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Seems there's an annex dedicated to weakening Data Protection laws in the signatory countries.

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So this made me somewhat grumpy this morning..... I get pissed off when I get emailed by password in plaintext, but banking details??

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Not particularly the decision I wanted to make, but I just don't have the time free to deal with the overhead of complying with the new rules when they come into force, and there's no logic in sacrificing more lucrative work just to free up the time to comply with additional bureaucracy

#VAT  #EU #MOSS

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So, who's going to shut down their digital operations and who's going to hike prices to cover the admin overhead? Still deciding either way, but the 1st of Jan is looming.

For my online shopping needs, I suspect any form that will allow me is going to be told I live in Switzerland so I can get an 8% tax rate :D

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