“WKRP in Cincinnati” is a fantastic legacy television show – about a 1970s rock-and-roll radio station. And perhaps its most famous episode – is “Turkeys Away.” (God bless the Internet – here is a thirty-second clipped summary thereof.) WKRP general manager Arthur Carlson decides as a Thanksgiving promotion to drop live turkeys from a helicopter on a strip mall. Because he is somehow unaware that | Read More »
It’s pricey to breach the security of encrypted technology.
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Instead of trying to access your phone through codes, keys, and backdoors, they’re just brute forcing you to unlock it yourself.
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After Apple refused to create a back door to its iPhone security protocols, despite Obama FBI demands, the US government set itself to finding ways to break those security protocols. Apple is striking back by strengthening the iPhone, and hiring experts in the field to do it. Jon Callas was a co-founder and CTO of Silent Circle, a firm that makes cryptography tools. Their email | Read More »
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The Obama Justice Department started with the “easy” case: demanding Apple back door its operating system to investigate a terrorist. But now they’ve expanded that with a dozen more cases, revealing that this is actually just the Barack Obama / James Comey push against privacy through strong encryption. But today Apple won a round in court. Here’s how. As I discussed previously, the Obama FBI | Read More »
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Sen. Tom Cotton and Apple CEO Tim Cook both have informed opinions on encryption.
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I know, it’s not Monday, but Monday was Labor day so we’re doing it Tuesday. Besides, I’ve only done one a week lately anyway, so does it really matter? Time and again we see people going on the Internet and dealing with shady folks, seeking to profit, only to find out those shady folks operated in shady ways, and hurt them instead! Ha. All those | Read More »
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I mentioned last week that Apple’s new News app on iOS 9.0 is promoting a bunch of leftwing sources. I refused to subscribe to any of them. Nonetheless, this morning I opened the News app and was confronted with the top story. It was from Vox, the leftwing playground that “explains” the news to make liberals feel secure. I never subscribed to Vox and beyond | Read More »
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