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Silk Road pirate caught by CAPTCHA

October 1st 2014

Gotta laugh at the irony: captured thanks to CAPTCHA. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security/327646-the-dread-pirate-roberts-s-fatal-mistake

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The inventor of the pop-up apologises

August 16th 2014

http://www.news.com.au/technology/online/popup-ad-inventor-ethan-zuckerman-says-im-sorry/story-fnjwmwrh-1227026250240 His explanation for why the idea came to be is quite interesting.  “It was a way to associate an ad with a user’s page without putting it directly on the page, which advertisers worried would imply an association between their brand and the page’s content. Specifically, we came up with it when a major […]

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