widely-blogged story about a new and apparently unbreakable crypto system [NYTimes, requires free reg] that a Harvard professor has come up with. I wonder if this might be the, ahem, paradigm shift necessary to upset the crypto applecart and provoke a really deep discussion about the place of crypto in the world. Louis Freeh must be going nuts.
-wringing over content and it’s viability in the grand scheme of the web in Salon.com’s article, Remember when content was king? It is totally feasible to make money, and lots of it, doing content on the web. Lots of companies are doing it. It’s just that the answer isn’t obvious, and doesn’t involve trying to mimic Vanity Fair, the New York Times, or the National Enquirer.
The New York Times has published an excellent story summing up the many issues surrounding privacy on the net, by Jeffrey Rosen.