Testing.

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Battling Inside Out.

Believe it or not, there is actually one (US) Senator that is pro-privacy as well as in favor of repelling one of the more draconian / Orwellian aspects of the post-9/11, Patriot Act… (which, arguably, had little to do with what ‘patriotism’ means in both the letter as well as the spirit of the term itself!) Let’s hope that their efforts are not just successful but supported by other voices of reason (if there is said orientation remaining in Washington, DC)…

(Source) Wired: http://goo.gl/KQUqCT

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iPRC Hack?

After a few months of what was at least non-news regarding potential Chinese governmental hacking, it looks as though with the launch of iPhone 6 in the PRC that might have changed…

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/dXLWDi

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Plug Pulled.

Anonabox, a Tor-enabled, router that raised more than 1/2 million dollars (not without controversy) was pulled by Kickstarter due to a number of concerns ranging from authenticity to security…

(Source) Ars Technica: http://goo.gl/kwep0g

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Minecraft City Limits.

After two years, Titan City (a virtual city within said game) has been built… will they come?

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/bGeqP0

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Yosemite.

Despite some recent missteps (i.e., a bendable smartphone that was in all probability missed / unintended when prototyping) Apple’s latest OS X Yosemite has a chance to both change the way people work (as well as crack the coveted Enterprise space that the firm lacks traction within overall).

(Source) Venture Beat: http://goo.gl/2ArLtJ

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FAIL!

The still flawed (yet still in-effect) DMCA struck again as the ‘victims’ this time were non-DMCA-related, bloggers / videos that were essentially taken-down akin to how snare-net fishing can potentially capture everything in one fell-swoon.

(Source) Wired: http://goo.gl/qQndNE

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Proof-of-Concept Worms…

One has to wonder if this is every cyber-thugs dream?

(Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/brfYrt

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The ‘Snap-pening!’

Another day… another (reportedly) massive data leak from Snapchat no less!

(Source) Sydney Morning Herald: http://goo.gl/l2iYTl

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Party Foul!

Microsoft’s CEO’s boneheaded comments on women not asking for pay raises (aside from bad form; dumb and foolish) personify so much of what is actually wrong with the entire (Tech) industry and why it is still male-centric!

(Source) Reuters: http://goo.gl/FJKkZy

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