Chrome Eavesdropping, Balkanized Internet & More…

FOSS Week in Review

Sixteen-year-old wrote the code for Target breach

The press calls him a “nearly seventeen-year-old” and he’s reported to be one of the people behind the malware used to compromise credit card […]

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Chrome Clamps Down, Bitcoin Vulnerability & More…

FOSS Week in Review

Swiss cloud with, presumably, no holes

Back when the Edward Snowden brouhaha first began, we said that this was going to have serious repercussions on the tech sector here in the […]

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Why Not ‘Click to Play’ Flash?

Last week we learned that in the near future, browser plugins won’t automatically work out of the box in Chrome and Firefox. Instead of running automatically whenever a website calls for a plugin function, they’ll […]

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The Death of the Browser Plugin is a Good Thing

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Oddly, the death of the browser plugin started with Microsoft. Now, the other two major players in the browser game seem to be in the process of saying goodbye as well, although it’ll be a […]

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Freeware: Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth

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Just because software is free doesn’t mean it’s free software.

This may confuse those who only know the Windows world, where the software animal known as “freeware” is readily available but truly free software is […]

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