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Abracadabra: CISPA!

There is a steady pressure, piston-like, that is slowly eroding privacy, simply because those exerting it think that they can.  The risks, according to one person are:  “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, … Continue reading

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Flying Robot Seabee Corps Builds Tower!

This is impressive!  Flying robots assemble a tower reminiscent of Gaudi.  Questions in my mind were how they continued to stack and keep the sides straight (in plumb).  There are orange lights in the ceiling, which seem to take care … Continue reading

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Cerf: Is Internet Access a Human Right?

Internet Access Is Not a Human Right By VINTON G. CERF, Published: January 4, 2012 FROM the streets of Tunis to Tahrir Square and beyond, protests around the world last year were built on the Internet and the many devices that … Continue reading

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When Data Disappears

http://www.classic-computers.org.nz/blog/2011-06-18-sorcerer-software-stockup.htm The picture above is a fair representation of my setup years ago.  Note the high tech mass storage device to the right.  That there is a Sony Superscope C202lp varispeed cassette recorder with sliders to adjust the level in three … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and Bargain Communication Satellites

Sometime this may catch on…  Buy a satellite at a bankruptcy sale and reposition it over a third-world country A free Internet Satellite Program  for the World…

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EFF Tool Offers New Protection Against ‘Firesheep’

HTTPS Everywhere Updates Web-Surfing Security San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a new version of HTTPS Everywhere, a security tool that offers enhanced protection for Firefox browser users against “Firesheep” and other exploits of webpage security … Continue reading

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DARPA Tests Anal Probe for TSA

                                 DARPA Neurophotonic Interface                         (original illustration deleted) I first posted this on Nov 15, … Continue reading

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