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Communications | Posted 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | 3,788 views

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent of the proposed legislation is require that cell phone consumers …

In Other News | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Sites Go Dark to Protest SOPA | 5,806 views

Several popular website are going dark to protest the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation. Wikipedia has announced that the English version of the site will be dark today. Other notable sites protesting the legislation include theĀ Tor Project, Reddit

Data Management | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on IT Zanshin | 1,991 views
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This article is part one of a three part series on applying the martial arts concept of zanshin to the information technology sector.

In the martial arts world, there is a concept called zanshin. It’s defined as a state …

Communications | Posted 4 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Verified Twitter Accounts? | 4,229 views

Public access to the Twitter account verification system has been closed for quite a while. The verification system was intended to be an easy way to allow followers to distinguish authentic Twitter accounts from parody or fake accounts. A TNW …