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Eric Schmidt: Our Perception of the Internet Will Fade

koan Laugh.. (228 comments)

And with your permission and all of that

Interesting attitude there.

about a week ago
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Google Fund To Pay For 1 Million Copies of Charlie Hebdo

koan So... (311 comments)

Will it have a caricature of Muhammad?

That's what needs to happen, millions and millions of Muhammad cartoons all over the World.

about three weeks ago
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Short-Term Exposure To Diesel Fumes Causes Changes In Gene Expression

koan One word (132 comments)

Morlocks.

about three weeks ago
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Google Sees Biggest Search Traffic Drop Since 2009 As Yahoo Gains Ground

koan This just in (155 comments)

Soulskill hired by Yahoo.

Now that that's out of the way I'll say it again, why does Yahoo still exist.

about three weeks ago
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EFF Takes On Online Harassment

koan Laugh again (189 comments)

We can and should stand up against harassment. Doing so is not censorship—it’s being part of the fight for an inclusive and speech-supporting Internet."

Bull shit, because who gets to define harassment? It's the beginning of the end of freespeech.

inclusive and speech-supporting Internet

?huh? Is that Newspeak?

about three weeks ago
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EFF Takes On Online Harassment

koan Laugh (189 comments)

The likely outcome from this will be total loss of free speech rights, how else do you stop online harassment when literally anyone can say literally anything is harassment if they don't like it.

about three weeks ago
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EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS

koan Re:Principles vs Practicality (220 comments)

Or you're missing the point entirely... now isn't something jumping up and down on your dock? Better get to it.

about three weeks ago
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EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS

koan Re: Nothing of value was lost, (220 comments)

But kudos to you, you understood the real implications of what APPLE has done, this really isn't about the EFF.

about three weeks ago
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EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS

koan Re:Nothing of value was lost, (220 comments)

It doesn't just apply to the EFF app though does it...

The EFF just happens to be the one telling you about it, but it applies to all apps, and that's really what you should be focused on, not the EFF.

Oh look there's something shiny on the floor....

about three weeks ago
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EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS

koan The Devil is in the details (220 comments)

Apple Owns Your Security: Section 6.1 explains that Apple has to approve any bug fixes or security releases.

Interesting that. considering all the security failures Apple has (does have) had with their own software.

Does anyone believe this:

  "if ((err = SSLHashSHA1.update(&hashCtx, &signedParams)) != 0)
        goto fail;
        goto fail; "

was accidental?

fanbois go here: https://www.schneier.com/blog/...

Was this done on purpose? I have no idea. But if I wanted to do something like this on purpose, this is exactly how I would do it.

-Schneier

about three weeks ago
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FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses

koan Re: Got Sloppy? (219 comments)

There absolutely is, you set up the system so that those sorts of errors can not occur.

about three weeks ago
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FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses

koan Re:I don't want to be in that meeting (219 comments)

Not half of what I would like to do to people that fall for this sort of propaganda.

about three weeks ago
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FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses

koan Bull Shit (219 comments)

Director James Comey said that while the attackers concealed their identify by using proxy servers, on occasion they "got sloppy" and made direct connections, exposing their true IP addresses; these indicated a North Korea origin.

Nation state hacking would be set up so that couldn't happen, this is more fabrication.

Lets hope it was Mr Comey that made the spelling error.

about three weeks ago
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FCC Favors Net Neutrality

koan Yes but.. (255 comments)

What Net Neutrality means to Wheeler and pals is something quite different than what you or I want.

about three weeks ago
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FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places

koan Fraudulent Bureau of Investigation. (303 comments)

“Wise men say nothing in dangerous times”

  Aesop

about three weeks ago
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The Downside of Connected Healthcare: Cyberchondria

koan New Years resolution (79 comments)

Lets all stop using the word "cyber" it's not the 90's mmmmm kay.

about three weeks ago
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Tumblr Co-Founder: Apple's Software Is In a Nosedive

koan Re:No... (598 comments)

Here you go little child, because you can not seem to use Google on your own I have done this for you, let me know when your arse needs wiping I'll send your mum down to the basement.
https://www.google.com/search?...

Note that one of those Google returned searches shows Apple now has "guidelines for returning bent phones".

I do like how you pick one thing out of a list and go on a tirade about that though, as if you're refuting the premise of my post.
It's an amusing form of debate, here are a list of others you can enjoy "intellectually" masturbating with.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

about three weeks ago

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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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