Daily Archives: November 1, 2013

Software Patent Thermogeddon

M$ and “friends” are unleashing the Nortel patents against Google several ways. A recent barrage in court seeks to undermine Google’s whole business. Expect it to annoy the world for a decade. On of “The patents describe "an advertisement machine … Continue reading

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Adobe’s Crime Of The Century

OMG! Just when you thought it could not get any worse, we discover that Adobe encrypted passwords rather than hashed them. What a difference that makes during a breach of security. Instead of having an infinite number of possible passwords … Continue reading

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FLOSS Is The Right Way To Do IT

For years I have been harping that FLOSS and GNU/Linux are the right ways to do IT. It just makes sense. If you have lower costs, more choice, and open standards, you are better off with software you can run, … Continue reading

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