Tag Archives: security

My delicious.com bookmarks for March 23rd through March 30th

  • A thought experiment – "This presents a problem for customers who are still running the 2.2.1 firmware: they can’t get your fix until they upgrade to the 3.0 firmware."
  • U.S. support for Detroit would buy 50 million Tata Nanos – "What else might we do with $100 billion in this industry? Assuming that we could get a wholesale price of $2000 per car, that’s enough to buy 50 million four-passenger 54 mpg Tata Nanos. The fuel savings from driving Nanos to the 7-11 instead of monster SUVs would save taxpayers $100 billion every year."
  • Right to privacy broken by a quarter of UK's public databases, says report – "The report, Database State by the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust, says that more than half of Whitehall's 46 databases and systems have significant problems with privacy or effectiveness, and could fall foul of a legal challenge." And people wonder why I'm against ID cards and internet snooping laws.

My delicious.com bookmarks for February 7th through February 9th

My delicious.com bookmarks for February 5th through February 7th

My del.icio.us bookmarks for May 30th through June 3rd

My del.icio.us bookmarks for February 12th through February 22nd

My del.icio.us bookmarks for February 6th through February 11th

  • eBayer invites buyers to rip him off – It does seem that eBay has become a victim of its own success. Having said that, some of the ways that they're trying to tackle fraudulent users are clearly bonkers.
  • Japan MPs moot halt to executions – Hopefully this will move from "moot" to law, and then from temporary to permanent.
  • Designing What’s Right for Consumers – Is it really so hard to design consumer electronics? The manufacturers say it is. Everyone else seems to disagree.
  • WordPress 2.3.3 – I've upgraded to the current version of WordPress. As ever, if you spot anything amiss please let me know!