Today in New York City...... Read more.. . ..
Lately there have been more and more attempts to legislate, censor and control the Internet and with that many protests to counter these measures. There are also more and new groups and political parties that advocate Internet freedoms, freedom of speech and all that stuff. Even some website tha...Read more.. . ..
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...Read more.. . ..
If you are in the petition signing mood today OR you just do not feel very comfortable with the idea with the government reading every email (the ones they actually can read of course) as well as all facebook transmissions (for those still using it) and other online communications (where possible...Read more.. . ..
After the clear explanations of how various governments are spying on everyone using mostly popular web services such as Gmail, Facebook, Hotmail, Skype, etc etc, it's almost a surprise that nothing has changed. Half of the web still uses Google Analytics and an array of interactiv...Read more.. . ..
You know how when you search for something within a search engine and the first results are adverts (sponsored links) ?
Now, you can get that feature right in your desktop environment ! Indeed Ubuntu has now added this thing, when you search for a program through the "len...Read more.. . ..
The other day a good friend of mine suggested I implement
Gravatar on my website. So I started checking how it works and
found it was incredibly easy. All I'd have to do use put an img
element with a link to an md5 hash of the commenter's email. Like
The UK would like to implement a new system (originally brought up by the Labour party) that would oblige Internet access providers to monitor all electronic communications. The ISPs would have to store logs of all communications, though they say the actual content of emails wouldn't be recorded ...Read more.. . ..
Today I would like to talk/rant about URL shorteners, these things that take a good old link and turn it into something short and obscure.
One day people realised that sending long links over some mediums such as email or instant messaging could be a pain as the link would sometimes be cut ...Read more.. . ..