tramp writes "The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials, enabling the agency to track the movements of individuals — and map their relationships — in ways that would have been previously unimaginable.
tramp writes "Eran Hammer, who helped create the OAuth 1.0 spec, has been editing the evolving 2.0 spec for the last three years. He resigned from his role in June but only went public with his reasons in a blog post on Thursday." "At the end, I reached the conclusion that OAuth 2.0 is a bad protocol," Hammer writes. "WS-* bad. It is bad enough that I no longer want to be associated with it." And he ends with "I think the OAuth brand is in decline," he writes. "This framework will live for a while, and given the lack of alternatives, it will gain widespread adoption. But we are also likely to see major security failures in the next couple of years and the slow but steady devaluation of the brand. It will be another hated protocol you are stuck with."" Link to Original Source top
tramp writes "The coming weeks Mininova together with The Tribler team will be starting a closed beta for Tribler's new video streaming software. The software is developed by the The Tribler team at the Technical University of Delft/Netherlands. Because of various reasons it will only work with Featured torrents which is remarkable because it suggest that they do not want a confrontation with our local RIAA. They are looking for people who would like to be in the first testing group who test the software so start your engines." Link to Original Source