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ARIN Is Down To the Last /8 of IPv4 Addresses

koan Sigh (190 comments)

There's no place like ::1

5 hours ago

Face Recognition Algorithm Finally Outperforms Humans

koan Idiots (60 comments)

Complete and utter oppression of humans moves one step closer, soon no escape ever.

6 hours ago

Apple Fixes Major SSL Bug In OS X, iOS

koan Re:Snow Leopard (92 comments)

Install Linux or Windows.


Apple Fixes Major SSL Bug In OS X, iOS

koan Laugh (92 comments)

Just here to scoff at Apple *again* feel free to mod down.


Scammers Lower Comcast Bills, Get Jail Time

koan Laugh (95 comments)

These guys are heros.


Expert Warns: Civilian World Not Ready For Massive EMP-Caused Blackout

koan Why? (270 comments)

Would .5 million people die?

2 days ago

Heartbleed Pricetag To Top $500 Million?

koan huh (80 comments)

Why does it really cost anything, update your certs and software and send out an email telling customers to do the same.

Someone please clue me in on why silly things like this "cost millions and millions".

Or is it an "open source" smear campaign.

2 days ago

Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon

koan Cool (396 comments)

I'll dump my by products or find another way to sell it and keep my price, there by beating the competition.

4 days ago

Google's New Camera App Simulates Shallow Depth of Field

koan Yep (126 comments)

It's a pain in the ass to use on the tablet "too fast.... too fast"

4 days ago

Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary

koan What if.... (133 comments)

Code repositories were compromised by the NSA (or other capable group)

about a week ago

Astronomers Solve Puzzle of the Mountains That Fell From Space

koan Or (51 comments)

Since it's composed of ice something from the center, (water) ejected leaving a cavity and the 2 halves "pinched" and extruded a ridge.

about a week ago

Guardian and WaPo Receive Pulitzers For Snowden Coverage

koan That's nice (78 comments)

What did Snowden get?

about a week ago

Will This Flying Car Get Crowdfunded?

koan Laugh (157 comments)

No one needs a flying car, that's why it's still fantasy and these jag offs want you to pay for the next few years of high life for them.

about a week ago

Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site

koan What if (151 comments)

What if the NSA has hacked sites like sourceforge, github, or whatever, what if they were able to compromise code on all these sites by gaining root level access or through another method.

What if nothing can be trusted?

about two weeks ago

Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry

koan Apple is crap (267 comments)

That there are still fanbois for this duplicitous corp is amazing, look at their record and how could you support them?

about two weeks ago

Can Web-Based Protests Be a Force for Change?

koan Re:No (76 comments)

getting rid of lobbyist

about two weeks ago

Can Web-Based Protests Be a Force for Change?

koan No (76 comments)

They can be ignored as can email campaigns, the things we should be focused ob is term limits recalling "citizens united" and getting rid of lobbyist.

about two weeks ago

NSA Allegedly Exploited Heartbleed

koan Re:This seems plausable (149 comments)

But this presents an interesting challenge, how do you evade someone that has control of the network? Is it possible?

about two weeks ago



The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011

koan koan writes  |  more than 2 years ago

koan (80826) writes "The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011, introduced by Rep. Mike Rogers and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, allows companies or the government free rein to bypass existing laws in order to monitor communications, filter content, or potentially even shut down access to online services for "cybersecurity purposes." Companies are encouraged to share data with the government and with one another, and the government can share data in return. The idea is to facilitate detection of and defense against a serious cyber threat, but the language is so broad it could be used as a blunt instrument to attack websites like The Pirate Bay or WikiLeaks"
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