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Readers who subscribe through Bloglet may have noticed that things were a bit quiet.  That’s because I broke all the Bloglet subscriptions when I recently did a password change on the blog (not the first time I’ve done this…).  Mea culpa....

A False Sense of Security?

As privacy becomes more and more of an issue for computer users, many turn to encryption software to protect confidential documents and email messages. There are the advantages and disadvantages of encrypting your data, including how just the fact that a file is...

More on 12Dailypro

Yesterday, I blogged about the shutdown of 12dailypro, a website allegedly operating a Ponzi scheme. However, the link I had in there may not have worked, as it was a paid WSJ article. I have a new link that’s got the vital info, without any payment...

Advocate group says Yahoo helped China

According to Reporters Without Borders, Yahoo and its local partner, Alibaba, helped the Chinese government nail Li Zhi. Reporters Without Borders said it had obtained a copy of the court verdict against Li Zhi (below), a former official jailed for eight years in...