Over the weekend, Mrs. L had exercised the dog thoroughly over the previous two days and planned to give her a rest on the Sunday; she had other ideas, one crack in the door, and she’s off like Flynn, using her superb sense of smell to track Mrs. L. down despite a half mile start.
Good to catch up with Colin, at his retirement, from the Civil Service, party and bumping into people I hadn’t seen for, in one case, 30 years.
A nice note on a TOR attack conducted by a University on behalf of the FBI and questioning the ethics due to the collateral damage, by Matthew Green. In the UK, the new DRIP law legalises otherwise illegal activity by the intelligence services. The author of this article assumes that mass surveillance is bad, and that despite the fact that they have broken TOR and found evidence to make two serious prosecutions, no one knows how many privacy violations have been made.
One new phone using a wifi browser at home and once again I have to register that I don’t want parental controls. (This is about the 7th device on this gateway).
Amazingly, even over 10 years later, this article and its inspiration, “Don’t shoot the messenger are still relevant to IT Consulting & Data Centre Architecture.