"The only way to force companies to provide safety and security features for customers and users is with government intervention.
They routinely legislate safety — pollution standards, automobile seat belts, lead-free gasoline, food service regulations.
We need to do the same with cybersecurity: the federal government should set minimum security standards for software and software development."
That is a very fun store on how a bad json parser is causing GTA to take 6+ minutes to load:
Blame the intern...
If an intern with a bad password can do damage to your company, you have serious issues.
Are big techs threatening OpenStreeMap @openstreetmap by contributing to it?
I have always admired the quote from Bruce Schneier about complexity being the worst enemy of security. If even the network defenders cannot readily understand the architecture, than mounting a proper defense is a lost cause.
Stop Being Proud of Complexity | Daniel Miessler
This law (if passed) can really change things up:
Will force apple to allow side loading of apps and additional app stores.
Before buying a NYT subscription, here's what it will take you to cancel it.
I was expecting them to require a snail mail or a fax, but still a pain to have it cancelled.
Until they fix it, might be better not to subscribe to the NYT.
"Facebook and Google have, over the past three years, been sprinkling grants on journalism organisations and newsrooms at the rate of $100m a year each, making them the largest philanthropists and supporters of journalism on the planet. The money is not a deep commitment to producing equity and integrity in news; it is a lobbying exercise, a hedge against external regulation."
K-9 Mail is looking for funding
Never heard of K-9, well nobody is perfect:
K-9 Mail is an open source email client focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email
I am from Oregon, USA but I have been living in Paris for a while now.
I remember I used to have other hobbies before Covid, but now it is limited to bikes, studying Vietnamese, my cat.
I am new to Mastodon and trying to see it's potential as an alternative to other sites. Have any tips to share?
A group of robbers in Milan known as the "acrobat thieves" monitored the Instagram pages of the city's rich and famous in order to ransack their homes
📱 Instant messaging clients. Choose wisely what you use to communicate.
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