links for 2008-08-31
By webmink on Aug 30, 2008
- OpenSolaris based AMI catalog on Amazon EC2
This has to be the future of deploying software. Especially interesting to me is the MediaWiki instance, although I'd really like them to make Wordpress available as well.
- Mythbusters Gagged: Credit Card Companies Kill Episode Exposing RFID Security Flaws
That makes everything OK then. Making sure that a group of actors who found your security was so flawed even they could break it can't make a TC program is bound to keep it a secret. Long live Security Through Obscurity!
- Massive police raids on suspected protestors in Minneapolis
It is surely time for change.
- Minnesota police raid homes of suspected RNC convention protesters
"Two people were outside the home in handcuffs while police awaited a search warrant" -- This time there's not even the pretense of a "free speech zone" involved. This is the same thing as the injunction against the CharlieCard researchers, except in politics - fixing the messenger rather than fixing the problem.