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When No News Is Bad News

Posted November 5th, 2010 at 4:24 pm (UTC-4)
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“Battlefield Blackout” and the Silence of Facebook Anyone with family or friends in the military knows how important electronic communications are.  Tweets and Facebook updates have, if not replaced, then overtaken the handwritten letters and box of cookies sent from home.  (Although we’ve never met anyone in the service who would turn their nose up […]

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The Keys To The Kingdom

Posted November 5th, 2010 at 3:58 pm (UTC-4)
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…And Why HTML5 May Be A Hacker’s Dream Andy Greenberg over at Forbes’ “Firewall” has this curtain-lifter from next week’s Black Hat conference on Internet security.   Greenberg reports that one of next week’s presenters, security researcher (a.k.a. “reformed hacker”) Lavakumar Kuppan will demonstrate HTML5’s enhancements will also give malicious hackers to access other users browsers […]

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Freedom of “Cyber-Speech”

Posted November 5th, 2010 at 11:51 am (UTC-4)
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When Is Virtual Speech Not Like Real Speech? Pop quiz: what do Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar, Bugs Bunny, and the destruction of the US Capitol have in common? Arguably nothing except this: they all played a part in oral arguments this week before the US Supreme Court in a case that could have a major implications […]

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