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The Walled Garden: Why we can’t have nice things

So, I was listening to Linux Unplugged 168 today. In which there is a large discussion on android vulnerabilities, lack of support, and the cluster fuck that is the current mobile phone market. The discussion inspired a thought in me that made me realize why our mobile phone market is broken, and why it is…

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Digital Privacy: Why it matters

As I talked about in my previous article I have been thinking about, and talking about, privacy a lot recently. It has been an extremely heavy subject on my mind and one that I have discussed with quite a few people I know. Responses have been…varied…and…well, a little sad. I have gotten everything from “Yes…

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Nothing to hide? Live in a glass house!

A colleague and I have been having a few long, and heated discussions about data mining and privacy invasion. Both of us are very firm believers in Linux and open source in the workplace, but in our personal lives have traditionally kept a windows PC around for gaming. The problem is, for me at least,…

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