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Privacy and Prohibition

July 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, privacy

I was watching Ken Burns documentary on Prohibition tonight,and it was powerful and relevant. “The history of the United State can be told in eleven words, Columbus, Washington, Lincoln and the Volstead Act, two flours up and ask for Gus. The New Your Evening Sun” The Volstead act was the name of the bill that […]

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2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, Open API Economy, privacy

  Summary of the Oasis Cloud Symposium last week in Washington DC. Introduction Last week I was invited to attend the 2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium. I was very impressed. The attendance was not large—in fact—the organizers limited the number of attendees to 125 people. I was not able to attend the first day, but […]

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Unbeleivable Privacy Threat

August 17th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Daily Thesis

Programmers from USCD have figured out how to replicate keys from photos–even bad photos. “You only need to click a few control points in the image of the key and the ‘Sneakey’ program does the rest,” programmer Benjamin Laxton told a UCSD reporter, “It normalizes the key’s size and position so that each pixel then […]

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