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The Internet Is Still a Scary, Scary Place

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, March 24 2011

The system that allows you to check your GMail account or your bank balance online is complicated, but it's based on the idea that one of a small number of firms — called certificate authorities — can be ... Read More

Tech and the Pooling of Tunisians' Disgust

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 18 2011

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Quote of the Day: Decapitating the Headless in Iran

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 30 2010

Anecdotal evidence indicates that GPO leaders, especially [Mir Hossein] Mousavi, have from the start favored a horizontal, diffuse, decentralized GPO structure as opposed to amore hierarchical one. Read More

To Prep for Protests, Iran Chokes Internet, Blocks Gmail

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 11 2010

Those running the show in Iran are throttling back that country's Internet access in advance of huge protests expected today, the 31st anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic. Slowing Internet traffic to the ... Read More

ReTweet Revolution

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 24 2009

How do we make sense of Twitter and its impact? As short broadcast bursts? A multi-directional reporting network? The trail left by the social interaction of folks who may, or may not know each other? It's an ... Read More