Earlier this week, my colleague Caitlin blogged at some length about the way Web users perceive malware warnings, and how they are couched in the media. I wholeheartedly concur with her that good Internet hygiene dictates that when in doubt, respect your search provider’s and/or browser vendor’s malware warnings.
Earlier this week, Bruce Schneier shared some insightful thoughts about ‘feudal’ computer security. He believes that Internet giants like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon are “becoming our feudal lords, and we are becoming their vassals.
It was my privilege to spend Tuesday in Washington, DC for the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee's State of the Net Conference 2012, which definitely reflected the degree to which PROTECT-IP and SOPA loom large over the American Internet policy landscape, and to which many policy-shapers from across the political spectrum have woken up to how