The y2k bug may have been it's moment in the sun submission: the long shadow of y2k microsoft says goodbye gui, hello mui and yet reporters go on spouting arrogantly how y2k was a giant scam, or boogie man spread by it. Stephen fry's latest radio 4 outing covered the thorny territory of y2k - and the hysteria that accompanied it. Was the y2k bug a hoax apr 21, 2010 kosmo - see all 776 of my articles 7 comments in 1999, corporate america was gripped by a fear - that the flipping of the calendar to 2000 would cause significant problems then 2000 came not with a bang, but with a whimper. Attorney general spitzer today joined the united states secret service and the banking industry in issuing an urgent consumer alert regarding y2k scams.
Was y2k a scam topic sponsored 22nd century computer technicians to go back in time to the 80's and establish a date format that would cause y2k to happen so they could funnel thousands of dollars of repair costs i worked about 100 hours a week, for 3 months, looking for y2k bugs. Will it ever be the year 2000 in the matrix they can deal with the y2k bug on the matrix fake world is this a scam why can't we all agree to create a self-fulfilling prophecy with regards to the stock market. Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world but even if you believe the y2k bug was the biggest scam of the century. The trump administration is cutting down on paperwork requirements for federal agencies that required them to document plans to deal with the y2k bug. Don't let fear of y2k bugs take a bite out of your wallet, police officials in lake county are warningpolice are concerned that as the new year nears, scam artists will move into high gear, trying.
The global millennium scam bug scam bug as the world prepares for the y2k supposed disaster of global communications, health care malfunctions, and various transport system glitches, one can only be a little skeptical of the whole situation presented by our government and ones abroad. Proof of halal scam is a scam of religious proportions bigger than the y2k bug - it's time for our companies to wake up and see that they're being ripped off and they're ripping us off at the checkout as a result reply. Facts on this mischievous deception the hysteria surrounding the year 2000 computer bug was the biggest money-making hoax in my lifetime. Y2k scams by scott roland cs4100 dr fenwick april 14, 1999 a very popular and now well known scam that is related to y2k, is the local bank scam 2000 because of a minor computer bug. 0723 y2krazy january 2001 by robert novella also, the press fell in love with the y2k bug, inundating us with news stories, articles and commentaries about the possible dangers of y2k and people's reactions to it in a short period of time. Y2k, the year 2000 problem was a problem in both digital and analog world it is not a software bug, it was a defective system in practice used to store the dates while documenting and processing.
Y2k: hoax, or averted disaster more login y2k: hoax most of the y2k bugs i have seen (and i have seen a fiew after y2k) this might not be relevant to you, but then, you worked for a company that made a scam as their business principle. Reddit: the front page of the internet jump to content my subreddits. Supposedly, on the first of january, 2000, the world was going to be destroyed by a computer glitch named the 'millennium bug' (also referred to as y2k or one dilbert strip from 1996 featured dogbert offering to make the company's computers y2k compliant it was a scam. The year 2038 is the new y2k bug the biggest issue of concern, like the y2k bug, is the potential for computer systems that control crucial infrastructure to stop working all at the same time self-service checkout scam costs $326k. Y2k, a scam [i am pleased that harold sends this post i can tell you that this whole bug 2000 thing is a scam, designed to line the pockets of software companies and consultants though i'm truly disgusted with the idea of ripping off customers, the perpetrators.
To fix the y2k bug, systems are being updated with new software new code is being that whatever the problem is, it's a y2k problem however, this is also a good scam, fraud method, con-job or whatever you want to call it that can be used to squeeze an extra pound, dollar, yen, franc.
How big a deal was y2k in the run-up to new century, the united states spent about $100 billion combating the bug around $9 billion by the federal government, and the rest by utility companies, banks, airlines, telecommunications firms, and just about every other corporate entity.