Category Archives: Technology Fails

Technology fail: When #Lidl asks you to login to a #Linux terminal to find the price of an item :)

This was spotted in the wild by a coworker 🙂 After some research you can easily find that the device is a Scantech SG15c price scanner. See here the manual User’s Manual SG-15Plus . Interesting extract from the manual: “The login password is default blank.” Manual even gives instructions on how to modify prices 🙂… Read More »

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Follow-up to “Vodafone #Romania and #GDPR, or how to trick customers to circumvent #GDPR”, first GDPR related fine

Follow-up to the Vodafone case, they got owned. Vodafone was fined because of the dishonest campaign, which tried to circumvent the new GDPR regulations. See the article in romanian: Vodafone ia amendă de la ANSPDCP pentru o campanie de obținere a consimțământului pentru utilizarea datelor cu caracter personal. Basically, several people and news outlets contacted… Read More »

IT Traveller: #Failed airport #technology (Istambul)

I travel quite often across the world for job related purposes. Being an IT guy that does servers installations, develops and deploys enterprise software across the world I am always noticing everything that is IT related. It is always fun to see failed tech in airports I transit or in hotels where I stay. This… Read More »