"Over the next five years more and more things will act on our behalf and encourage us to do things based on our actions. " How the Internet of Things will change the world.
The DOJ wants to tap your IMs, your email, your VOIP calls, and your Web browsing -- and they want you to pay for it.
The Justice Department is seeking to expand its ability to monitor online traffic by forcing broadband providers to make their services
"wiretap-friendly," and a petition filed with the FCC this week says you
will foot the bill. Get ready for CALEA
2.0. "As a means of espionage, writs of assistance and general warrants are but puny instruments of tyranny and oppression when compared with wire tapping," the prescient Justice Brandeis observed in 1928.
isn't saying, though he'll probably weigh in. mathowie
'll probably like it since he seems to dig those Adaptive Path
guys. It's elegant
, it's like a pleased-with-itself polar bear
, it's the AIfIA
and there are probably more than 25 reasons
it's a Good Thing.
Any server can read all your IE cookies.
From any domain. Anyone. I was just explaing to my folks that the reason cookies are (generally) safe is that this was NOT possible. Well, it's possible now.
This article at zdnet
is all about how wireless web devices aren't that handy, and how our lives would suck if wireless web access was everywhere. I heartily disagree. I have a wireless 2Mb LAN connection at work and it's liberating (it's possible to code, listen to shoutcast mp3 streams, and check email outside or down at the coffee house next door). My PCS phone is useful too, I can surf a few important websites when I don't have a laptop around, getting news, weather, and email. Wireless access is certainly a Good Thing, and should make our lives easier, but the article's author is blaming the possible deluge of information on wireless, instead of the user. How would a wireless broadband connection make your life better or worse?