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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
however, if someone is not after you specifically, but is just after things that they can sell, it becomes much easier to have reasonable defenses
"I don't have to outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you"
with "you" being enough other users that the bad guys don't get around to bothering with me.
yes, this is security by obscurity, and if someone decides to go after you it doesn't help much, but the reality is that for the vast majority of people this really is good enough.
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