, Microsoft’s newly announced “secure” OS. He pretty much nails it in my opinion. Most disturbing is the unspoken question: has Microsoft purposely kept thier current offerings vulnerable to drive demand for such a system? If you’re not up to date on Palladium, here’s a quote from the article: “…the real purpose of this stuff, I fear, is to take technology owned by nobody (TCP/IP) and replace it with technology owned by Redmond. That’s taking the Internet and turning it into MSN.”
Archives for June 2002
: “The most harmful lie you can tell about the Web is that permission is a prerequisite for linking. There is no copyright interest in controlling how people reference your work.”
: it seems that a Danish court will rule on a local case about deep linking in a week or so.
from BlackBeltJones. Warchalking is a proposed graffiti language for pointing to wireless hubs in the city. It’s an extension of wardialing (the old hacker practice of phoning numbers to see what’s on the other end) and wardriving – driving around to find wireless (802.11b) access points – merged with the old hobo symbols that were used to let others know of dangers or good things in an area.