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Net Freedom and the Extent of Democracy

February 5, 2011


Latest mid-east political turmoil, had brought much world attention. The rest of the world gave sentiments, and most of all, attention to updates and developments to latest world status. But, isn’t it disappointing to know, that, the hoped freedom can be hindered even in cyber-information. As technology progress, the mindset and political hidden agendas never […]

IPv4 bids farewell, Welcome IPv6. Is there an IPv5?

February 4, 2011


What’s the “fuss” all about? Is it the end for IPv4? Why I should switch to IPv6, is there an IPv5 that should come next? Questions and questions are thrown all over the net. As everything has an ending so, as the vast pools of addresses being utilized in the net, had somehow been consumed […]

China’s military ambition, a threat or an appeal for recognition?

January 24, 2011


The “sleeping giant”, China isn’t slumbering anymore. But, a giant, it certainly is. From a rumbling history, the country rose up humbly and progress seemingly to prosper. With a wide and broad source of human labor force, indeed the former communistic ideology is transforming into a tiger economy in Asia. In the world, it is […]

SMS plus Phishing, equals, “Smishing”. How to get away from it?

January 19, 2011


You don’t even need a calculator or any derivative solution to come up with the answer. The traditional Phishing and scheme, plus, the population of SMS came together to new form of malware scam. It is not really malware, but, more of a scam. Phishing is the most common form of trickery. It said to […]

Geohot gets away with Digital Millennium Copyright Act?

January 16, 2011


You may call it “jailbreaking”, unlocking or tinkering. Some of us may accept that it is just plain and a simple mod. But, gaining access to a copyrighted works and divulging its existence for other copyright violations to flourish. In other words, paving way to Piracy itself. George Hotz, a.k.a. Geohot, the famous guy for […]

Newspapers are out, iPad in and Apple has all the “Benjamins”.

January 15, 2011


Apple nearly revolutionized the mobile and gadget trend. iPad is the most popular and craved of them all. With it, every accessories and applications, specially, just popping out from everywhere. So many of those, that, I don’t have any idea to what are they for. The most compelling aspect of the iPad, for me, as it’s best asset. . .is, […]

Pentagon’s spending request announced: A downgrade perhaps?

January 8, 2011


It’s about time and it’s the best move the Pentagon have taken recently.  Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced significant budget management for Pentagon’s budget expenditures. According to gates, there are some defense programs that are not that necessary. Defense development halt? With the current directions announced, there are some areas in US defense are not […]