For anyone just starting to understand the Copyright issues before the Government in Canada, an excellent summary to cover the history and bring you up-to-date by Michael Geist during a talk at Concorida University.
This is awesome! Search Engine is back. I was upset when it was cancelled. It does not have actual radio time, as it is a podcast only, but that is no matter. I always listened to it in podcast form … who tunes into radio any more specifically for a show anyway?
Good article complete with diagrams and clear explanations on how service providers peer or sell transit to each other. The difference between each is discussed as well as how the economics work. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Autonomous Systems (AS) and ‘Hot’ and ‘cold’ potato routing are defined but that is as technical as the article […]
I as most in Canada have been following Maple Leaf Foods and the listeriosis outbreak. I drive approximately an hour for work 3 or 4 times per week and usually listen to CBC. Along with reading a few news articles on the web has allowed me to keep up with the public version of events. […]
In a previous post I commented about the MIT students being blocked from presenting their vulnerability findings of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. Bruce Schneier summarizes the history of full disclosure and why blocking the students was wrong in a article on wired.com. He also references a post by Matt Blaze which has similar comments, […]
I came across this article. It is a great synopsis of how easy it is to track the location of someone using thier own mobile phone. Third party companies are popping up to offer services like this. How do they do it? It is easy since some service providers are selling location data to anyone […]
I attended DefCon 16 this year. A presentation by 3 MIT students Zack Anderson, RJ Ryan, and Alessandro Chiesa on the last day of the conference was stopped by a federal court judge. The order is here, and more details can be found here. The slides to their presentation had already been published on the […]
I have been fortunate to attend Blackhat USA 2008 this year. I don’t usually pay too much attention to the vendors present as I am much more interested in the training, the researchers and their presentations and papers, but I usually peruse the vendor booths at some point during the conference. I stopped at Splunk’s […]
Ever wonder how you can track someone on the Internet or prove that someone did something. How do the bad guys do it? How do the good guys do it? This is an excellent example! Good investigative work and a little social engineering thrown in for good measure.
There is plenty of information available on Bill C-61 (the proposed Canadian Copyright legislation) on the Internet. Michael Geist, who for all intensive purposes is leading the charge in educating the public and helping everyone become aware and understand the issue recently presented at a strategy session. If you want a 30 minute summary of […]