Freedoms Internets Privacy

Facebook: Now available on Tor

This is significant: The Facebook onion address (accessible only in Tor-enabled browsers) connects users to Facebook’s Core WWW Infrastructure, so as to provide end-to-end communication, directly from the browser into a Facebook datacentre, allowing for private and secure browsing sessions. An SSL certificate issued by Facebook to visitors confirms to them that they’re indeed accessing […]

Computing History Internets

First (ARPANet) Post!

“Lo.” Inauspicious, perhaps, but then an infant’s first word generally is. Besides, no one on Professor Leonard Kleinrock’s 40-person team suspected that they were starting a revolution of global proportions on Oct. 29, 1969. That was the day Kleinrock and a student assistant, Charley Kline ’70, M.S. ’71, Ph.D. ’80 sent the first “host-to-host” message […]



You know who is my goddamn hero these days? Anita Sarkeesian. She's right, brave and not backing down. All my respect and admiration. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) October 15, 2014 Anita Sarkeesian, Video Game Critic, Cancels Speech After Threats of Massacre (NYT) On Monday evening, members of the administration at Utah State University received an […]