Encryption With A Back Door Is NOT Encryption

There’s been an increasing call in recent weeks and months for encryption to have government ‘backdoors’ put into them. This is a bad idea. No really, it’s an incredibly bad idea. Even if we took the assumption that it is a push that’s made with only the purest of intentions, and the government universal key […]
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A Rational Look at Assange, Manafort, and the Indictments

There’s been a lot of noise about the possibility of Indictments on Assange, with accusations thrown about both ways. So why not take a rational look at the facts? There’s been a lot of noise about the possibility of Indictments on Assange, with accusations thrown about both ways. So why not take a rational look […]
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Drone Legislation: A Bird’s-Eye View of Federal, State, & Local Regulations – Dragon Con 2017

This has taken me a bit to get to, and for that I apologize. For me things come in cycles. July through November I work with a High School Marching Band, as their videographer, Then there’s christmas concerts/events. In the middle of that is Dragon Con, and between pre-event prep and then recovering (which as […]
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Dragon Con Videos: Fake News and Social Media: The New Propaganda?

Who wants more videos? Well of course you do! So now here’s time for the video from the panel entitled “Fake News and Social Media: The New Propaganda?” Who wants more videos? Well of course you do! So now here’s time for the video from the panel entitled “Fake News and Social Media: The New […]
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Dragon Con Videos: Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era

It’s time for another panel video from Dragon Con. This panel is Journalism and Freedom of the Press in the Current Era. It looked into the different challenges and problems facing journalism into 2017, from libel reform, to the rise of fake news and the backlash of that. It’s time for another panel video from […]
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Further Comments on Net Neutrality to the FCC’s Consultation

So, today was the deadline for the FCC’s badly named “Restoring Internet Freedom” consultation, before FCC Chairman Ajit Pai removes net neutrality, which has been the underpinning of the internet and enabled it to exist in the first place. So, today was the deadline for the FCC’s badly named “Restoring Internet Freedom” consultation, before FCC […]
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