Haha, holy shit, this is one hell of a meltdown: http://ace2018.info/
The summary: it's an academic conference. They invited Steve Bannon to speak. The vast majority of their contributors said "wait, if he's going to be there I don't want anything to do with it" and withdrew. The organizers FREAKED THE FUCK OUT and decided that there was some organized movement dedicated to shutting them down.
Studie: 64 praktische Vorschläge für eine bessere Kontrolle der Massenüberwachung – https://netzpolitik.org/2018/studie-64-praktische-vorschlaege-fuer-eine-bessere-kontrolle-der-massenueberwachung/ #StiftungneueVerantwortung #geheimdienstkontrolle #Massenüberwachung #Geheimdienste #Überwachung #Kontrolle #Studie #NSAUA #EGMR #snv
#openbsd's #malloc stores meta-data separated from the memory returned to the caller, making it harder to use heap overflows to achieve code injection and execution. See e.g. http://www.mathyvanhoef.com/2013/02/understanding-heap-exploiting-heap.html … and references. Having malloc meta-data near program data is dangerous!
ZCash has been quietly making progress . They have reduced transaction times from 45 seconds to 2,5 seconds and they have got approval from top regulators, including NYC. I caught up with @zooko at @ethereum Devcon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HEyx39Id4s&feature=youtu.be
To get the silkroad rolling at #35c3 we need help, especially, with the build-up, but also for the tear down.
You should not fear height for this.
Did you know that if you try to look at xkcd from a US Congressional IP address, it automatically redirects you to https://xkcd.com/1732/ (The Earth Temperature Timeline).
Hans-Georg Maaßen: Das Unwesen im Verborgenen
Hans-Georg Maaßen behauptet, linksradikale Kräfte hätten ihn zu Fall gebracht. Er beschwört damit einen tiefen Staat, gegen den auch Donald Trump polemisiert.
Reminder: Privacy is a basic human right.
We believe everyone should have private access to an open web where they can express themselves, share information, and learn without being tracked, surveilled, or censored. https://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights
Freue mich zu sehen, dass Hamburg ein grüner Teil dieser Karte ist, heißt: Meine liebe Heimatstadt erkennt einen Besuch des 35. Chaos Communication Congress also Bildungsurlaub an, also hin da! :)
GroßARTig, das Logo des #35C3. Gehts bald los? Kann mans schon sehen? Sind wir bald daaaa? :) https://www.ccc.de/de/updates/2018/vorverkauf-35c3
In 2014, when Sierra Leone was hit by the Ebola outbreak, three local software developers kept the country's infrastructure working by rewriting it to #FLOSS. They saved hundreds of thousands lives when companies like Google and IBM backed off, calling the project too risky.
And their own recollection of the events with some technical descriptions:
Democracies work because there is trust in the elections.
If you need a CS + Crypto PhD to understand why something is secure; it’s easy to make people fearful of « election hacking ».
In contract, most people have a good understanding of the threat model for paper ballots.
ducts, pipes, and teletypes
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