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Are You Human ?

It's been a long time, it's not new, yet still, I hate Captcha.

Captcha is a test to ensure that the user of a computing system is a human, most of the times I fail. I think I have at least average reading skills, average vision and I'...

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Snowden Statue at Forte Greene

Snowden's appearance on John Oliver's show, Last Week Tonight, has helped popularise the issues raised by the Snowden leaks.

A few years ago I was in New York around the time Greenwald had broken the news about Snowden, many of my American friends had few clues of the importanc...

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Gawker Tweets Mein Kampf

The short version is that Gawker Tweeted Mein Kampf.

The less short version is that Gawker "tricked" Coke's Twitter bot into retweeting their own tweets of Mein Kampf.

The slightly less short version is the above plus disturbing claims by Max Read who tries to believe that Cok...

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Online Privacy vs Privacy

A quick word about the term "online privacy", or "Internet privacy".

I dislike when politicians and media talk about "online privacy". It's as if it's a specific notion that only applies to a virtual world detached from reality. Perhaps many discard its importance and translate it to "s...

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Trollception

Sony Pictures has been compromised last month. Many internal documents were released on November 24th, responsibility was claimed by a group called 'GOP' (Guardians of Peace). The amount of data stolen from them was estimated at 100TB (in other words: A LOT and then way more than more).

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