If you have been on the hype-train of blockchains and following the news, you must already have heard that Ethereum network is planning to switch from its Proof of Work (PoW), to a Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm. This change has been debated for a while, and it is considered to be a major change in the way the Ethereum network works.
I just felt I had to share this one.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been doing a great job for years. EFF once again provides internet users with a wonderful guide on how to protect themselves in the digital world.
“Today, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published its guidelines on net neutrality.
This is a victory for civil society, whose relentless involvement secured the principles of a free and open internet in Europe. By demanding strong net neutrality in record numbers, Europeans managed to overcome massive lobbying by the telecom industry and narrowly avert a catastrophe for the internet.”
Internet is NOT a safe place… Even the most innocent – looking of its elements can threat users’ privacy and anonymity…
When this is done by an integral piece of tech like CAPTCHA’s from a major service provider like Cloudflare, then it is definitely interesting news…
“Cloudflare’s insistence on solving reCAPTCHA puzzles when visitors are coming from Tor exit nodes to one of the 2 million web sites that Cloudflare ‘protects’ can be very instrumental for traffic analysis and de-anonymizing of Tor users.”
This summer, the EU decides on net neutrality. If we lose, European ISPs win the power to give some sites & apps special treatment—while slowing others to a crawl.
Read more here: http://www.savenetneutrality.eu/
…thank you guys of letsEncrypt !
Your awesome job is providing a certificate for digitalBabylon.eu and all its sub-domains!
A very sad day for the tech-world…
So… You wanna create your own playlists and listen to Greek radio-stations through your media player? Here is how!
…more info here: https://www.fsf.org/windows