The Pentagon Just Gave Up 4% of The Internet for What Might Be a Honeypot

While the world was distracted with President Donald Trump leaving office on Jan. 20, an obscure Florida company discreetly announced to the world’s computer networks a startling development: It now was managing a huge unused swath of the Internet that, for several decades, had been owned by the U.S. military. What happened next was stranger… Continue reading The Pentagon Just Gave Up 4% of The Internet for What Might Be a Honeypot

Are Tesla’s Cameras a Threat To Our Privacy?

“I love that my car recorded a hit-and-run on my behalf,” writes a technology columnist at the Washington Post. “Yet I’m scared we’re not ready for the ways cameras pointed inside and outside vehicles will change the open road…” Long-time Slashdot reader Strudelkugel shared the Post’s report: It’s not just crashes that will be different. Once governments,… Continue reading Are Tesla’s Cameras a Threat To Our Privacy?

There Are Some Stupid-Ass TLDs

I like to think I’m not an overly opinionated person. That being said, when I saw the internet number authority’s list of TLDs, I felt full of opinions. Take a scroll through for yourself!What do you find? Wonderful-sounding, generic, general-purpose top level domains that you might want, such as: .CalvinKlein, .BestBuy, and .BlockBusterInternet Assigned Number Authority, List of… Continue reading There Are Some Stupid-Ass TLDs

Tim Cook Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Maps App In Memo

The company received “credible information” from authorities indicating the software was being used “maliciously” to attack police. Bloomberg reports: Apple pulled HKmap.live from its App Store on Wednesday after flip-flopping between rejecting it and approving it earlier this month. Apple made the decision after consulting with local authorities, because it could endanger law enforcement and city… Continue reading Tim Cook Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Maps App In Memo