Month: November 2012

Errata Security: You are committing a crime right now

electronic life

Are you reading this blog? If so, you are committing a crime under 18 USC 1030(a) (better known as the “Computer Fraud & Abuse Act” or “CFAA”). That’s because I did not explicitly authorize you to access this site, but you accessed it anyway. Your screen has a resolution of 1366×768. I know this, because (with malice aforethought) I clearly violated 18 USC 1030(a)(5)(A) by knowingly causing the transmission of JavaScript code to your browser […]

How we start out ever hopeful…

electronic life

Twitter started out life as a wonderfully inclusive society. via Twitter’s descent into the extractive by David of 37signals. But now we have rumors of some Twitter clients already reaching an arbitrary 100,000 user cap. No sign of loosening up on Twitter’s part, and now we have the nice new (though not free) App.net. I am ignoring Twitter now even more than before. Related articles 37signals: Twitter’s descent into the extractive (37signals.com)