> End-to-end encryption is legal under current federal law. Yet the EARN IT Act would allow an unelected, unaccountable commission to write “best practices” (not actual laws or regulations, yet liability would result from failing to abide by them) which, make no mistake, will condemn end-to-end encryption.
Holy shit, wtf kind of web design am I looking at? https://knewz.com
Thunderbird's new home: https://blog.thunderbird.net/2020/01/thunderbirds-new-home/
Dude is driving a manual with that! Amazing guy.
> Don't worry though, the company's dividend is safe and sound: Boeing paid $1.2 billion of dividends in the quarter.
When you think it's cheaper to fix a problem with software than with engineering, and it ends up costing you nearly 20 billion dollars:
TIL: Opera's new cash cow is a service for micro loans in Kenya, Nigeria, and India.
We present CacheOut, a new speculative execution attack that is capable of leaking data from Intel CPUs across many security boundaries. We show that [...] CPUs are still vulnerable.
Moreover, unlike previous MDS issues, we show in our work how an attacker can exploit the CPU's caching mechanisms to select what data to leak, as opposed to waiting for the data to be available. Finally, we empirically demonstrate that CacheOut can violate nearly every hardware-based security domain.
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Square Crypto have finally decided what to build in order to help the widespread adoption of #Bitcoin: a Lightning Development Kit (based on Rust), which will allow wallet developers to add #LightningNetwork functionality to their existing apps and codebases:
> The Internet of Beefs, or IoB, is everywhere, on all platforms, all the time. Meatspace is just a source of matériel to be deployed online, possibly after some tasteful editing, decontextualization, and now AI-assisted manipulation.
> If you participate in online public life, you cannot entirely avoid the Internet of Beefs. It is too big, too ubiquitous, and too widely distributed and connected across platforms.
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