ArsTechnica – High Orbits and Slowlorises: understanding the Anonymous attack tools
Fascinating look into both some of the tools Anonymous uses to launch it’s attacks and how it/they attempt to stay anonymous.
DARPA Shredder Challenge
Neat challenge, it would be cool to work on this problem but image analysis is so far out of my area of expertise.
NPR – OnStar Hits Reverse: It Won’t Keep Collecting Data From Old Customers
OnStar however still hasn’t changed it’s mind about selling data it collects from current customers at some point.
Ars Technica – Three Senators condemn OnStar for tracking former customers
Glad I don’t own a vehicle with OnStar installed. It’s more than a little sleazy to collect and sell information from former customers.
Scripting News – Facebook is scaring me
Count me in the group of people now staying logged out of Facebook by default.
Ars Technica – Newzbin2 builds block-averting measures into its software
Every time someone tries to prevent information from being reached on the Internet someone else finds a way around it.
Read Write Web – How’s Mozilla Doing with Do Not Track? Not So Good
Do Not Track, is a nice idea but not much more than that.
Identity at Mozilla – How BrowserID differs from OpenID
Some really impressive work from the team at Mozilla, defiantly simpler to get started and using than OpenID and eliminates the which OpenID provider did I use for this site.