Weekly Axis Of Easy #52 New Thing: Every week I’ll post a quote, first person to correctly post the attribution below in the comments gets their next domain or hosting renewal on us. (Do it without Googling it, on your honour) This week’s quote: “The future is here, it’s just unevenly distributed”. —by ???? Extended to June […]
Why Should Non-Euro Companies Care About GDPR?
Weekly Axis Of Easy #51 In this issue: Amazon’s Alexa sent this couple’s private conversations to somebody else Google shuts down entire company after one employee triggers AUP violation Company buying location data from telecoms was also leaking it via security flaw Hackers target home routers and IoT devices Emergency brakes disabled on Uber autonomous […]
Why should any non-Euro companies care about the GDPR?
Admittedly we’ve been largely silent on the topic of the new European General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) because frankly, we don’t really know how to deal with it. The reality is, nobody really knows how to deal with it. The Registrar Stakeholders Group (RRSG) has been very frustrated, and ICANN, never missing an opportunity to […]
Google Removes “Don’t be Evil” Clause From Code of Conduct
Weekly Axis Of Easy #50 This issue contains nothing about Meghan Markle. It contains this: Google removes “Don’t be Evil” clause from Code of Conduct New European data privacy rules kick in this week Bell meets with CRTC to push FairPlay after denying same US cell carriers sell real time location data […]
Do This Now: Disable Your Email PGP/GPG Plugin
Weekly Axis Of Easy #49 In this issue: Do this now: Disable your email PGP/GPG plugin Every O/S in existence hit by same security flaw Reports of Cambridge Analytica’s demise may have been premature Welcome to the drone wars Hardening Drupal: how to protect your sites Best Black Mirror ever: China’s Sesame Credit system […]
86% Of All Passwords Are Already Compromised. Are Yours?
Weekly Axis Of Easy #48 In this issue: Facebook using AI to remove “bad stuff” before it’s even reported Cambridge Analytica bytes the dust NSA warrantless data collection soars in 2017 Amazon threatens to shutdown Signal over censorship workaround Chinese factories using brain scanners on workers to preempt mistakes France.com seized by France in domain […]