Assange 2013 January


A parcel containing a camera is sent to Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London through the Royal Mail. Through a hole in the parcel, the camera documents its journey through the postal system. The images are transfered to this website, where the status of the parcel can be followed in realtime.
This is a visual and audio reflection made by my friend Blaze of the event.

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It is very sad to lose such a brilliant mind as Aaron. In his death he becomes a martyr. Without this prosecution, precedence is not set. God have mercy on him and his. Aaron’s torch has fallen, and God willing that torch lights hundreds of other torches. .

Unhandled Exception

I did not know Aaron Swartz, unless you count having copies of a person’s entire digital life on your forensics server as knowing him. I did once meet his father, an intelligent and dedicated man who was clearly pouring his life into defending his son. My deepest condolences go out to him and the rest of Aaron’s family during what must be the hardest time of their lives.

If the good that men do is oft interred with their bones, so be it, but in the meantime I feel a responsibility to correct some of the erroneous information being posted as comments to otherwise informative discussions at Reddit, Hacker News and Boing Boing. Apparently some people feel the need to self-aggrandize by opining on the guilt of the recently departed, and I wanted to take this chance to speak on behalf of a man who can no…

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Cybersecurity regulation: 5 issues for companies – Outside the Box – MarketWatch


Another futile regulation for corporations and again the regulations has no teeth, only the threat of tort liability which leaves it to the civilian class to police, investigate, and punish outlandish lowballer corporations. 

Although compliance with new standards would likely be voluntary, the White House is expected to incorporate incentives for companies to comply with those requirements.

via Cybersecurity regulation: 5 issues for companies – Outside the Box – MarketWatch.