Um, in all immodesty, here’s a good primer to explain the importance of Crypto — my book, entitled…Crypto.
Thanks, Robert. We will miss a lot about the Medium platform, but there are features in the news ones that will let us present some stories more dynamically.
It’s my understanding that while Google and Facebook both are legally permitted to create policies to sell customer data to the highest bidder, they emphatically don’t. In fact, here’s Facebook making a direct pledge: “No, we don’t sell any of your information to anyone and we never will.” Google’s information page on how ads work is headlined: “We…
There are multiple means of protecting against leaks, particularly ones where insiders download massive amounts of data. At the least there should be unavoidable audit trails that would identify every person who downloaded a sensitive file. Apparently these protocols are insufficiently implemented by the agencies with our most sensitive data.
Great excerpt. I remember the “Light My Fire” summer of ‘67. I was a Counselor In Training for a day camp. I had a policy of not getting out of bed in the morning until that song came on my clock radio. I was never late for the bus, not even once.