|“Now even your houseflies can get outfitted in style…” (National Geographic)|
Wired News took Phil Zimmermann’s newest encryption software, Zfone, for a test drive and found it’s actually quite easy, even if the program is still in beta.
Zimmermann, the man who released the PGP e-mail encryption program to the world in 1991 — only to face an abortive criminal prosecution from the government — has been trying for 10 years to give the world easy-to-use software to cloak internet phone calls.” (Wired News)
In addition to my longstanding RSS feed, I have just set up a prettier FeedBurner feed here.
…Preventing Human-to-Human Transmission (Scientific American)
Rather than being received as invaluable intelligence, the messages are discarded or, worse, considered signs of disloyalty. Rejecting the facts on the ground apparently requires blaming the messengers. So far, two top attaches at the embassy have been reassigned elsewhere for producing factual reports that are too upsetting.” (Guardian.UK)