This isn’t a simple case of BRICS implementing their own Internet, to circumvent NSA spying… Russia’s Internet traffic has been passing through China, the purpose of which remains a mystery to the vast majority. -LW Unexplained diversion underscores insecurity of Net’s global routing system. Domestic Internet traffic traveling inside the borders of Russia has […]
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Tech Policy (from my fav tech blog arstechnica ) bye bye patent trolls Startups can now buy insurance against threat of patent trolls. RPX wants to protect small companies from patent threats. Premiums start at $7,500. RPX is sometimes called a “defensive patent aggregator.” The company’s main business is to sell expensive memberships to big […]
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East-West divide persists in Berlin, US lighting similar to East Berlin’s. NASA In many areas of the US, it’s no longer possible to see more than a few hundred stars at night. Light pollution, the diffusion of things like street and stadium lights, is limiting our ability to see into space. However, while looking from […]
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This just in: world leaders agree on changing the rules of colonization to the rules of playground foursquare #winnerstays #odoylerules
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