Category Archives: Privacy

Article: The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World

The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World http://io9.com/the-10-algorithms-that-dominate-our-world-1580110464 Two of these qualify as scary (if not down right terrifying) … NSA (substitute Big Brother if you prefer) and CRUSH (say Minority Report). Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung … Continue reading

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Cell phone searches at the Supreme Court: a guide to today’s big privacy case (and where to learn more) — Tech News and Analysis

http://gigaom.com/2014/04/29/cell-phone-searches-at-the-supreme-court-a-guide-to-todays-big-privacy-case-and-where-to-learn-more/ Transcripts from hearings should be available this afternoon.  Plus all the analysis. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Verizon fought the NSA’s metadata collection program but lost anyway

Verizon fought the NSA’s metadata collection program but lost anyway http://www.engadget.com/2014/04/25/verizon-loses-constitutional-fight-over-metadata/ I’ve been quiet on the NSA snooping front lately.  This short article reminded me that Big Brother continues to watch us. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung … Continue reading

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Article: Report: NSA Knew About Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years and Said Nothing

Report: NSA Knew About Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years and Said Nothing http://mashable.com/2014/04/11/nsa-heartbleed-report/ Not sure what to think about this one. On one hand I’m not surprised.  On the other … Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. … Continue reading

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Article: Open source software is more secure, right? So what happened with OpenSSL?

Open source software is more secure, right? So what happened with OpenSSL? https://gigaom.com/2014/04/11/open-source-software-is-more-secure-right-so-what-happened-with-openssl/ Thoughts on open source initiative. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: The First Good News About the Heartbleed Bug Emerges

The First Good News About the Heartbleed Bug Emerges http://recode.net/2014/04/11/the-first-good-news-about-the-heartbleed-bug-emerges/ An update on the OpenSSL vulnerability announced earlier this week. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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How to protect yourself from the ‘Heartbleed’ bug – CNET

http://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-heartbleed-bug/#ftag=CADf328eec Here’s a more comprehensive article explaining the Heartbleed security breach.

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