Category Archives: Convergence for a Converging World

Test.

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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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Sustained Pressure…

As reports of the demonstrations in Hong Kong have to be filtering into the PRC (from people who are returning from overseas travel, using a VPN, etc.) one has to give pause to: when will Beijing realize that it cannot … Continue reading

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