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  • Encrypt the Whole Web, Mozilla Pleads (Again)

    Encrypt the Whole Web, Mozilla Pleads (Again)

    If the whole web were encrypted by default, communications engineers argued, then malicious actors wouldn’t be able to guess which web sessions were relatively important by whether or not they were encrypted. The technology existed, the standards were in place and most of these engineers were supportive. It was 1999.

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  • Buy the Wrong Software? A Fix Can Cost $700,000

    Buy the Wrong Software? A Fix Can Cost $700,000

    A website only runs in Flash and doesn't work on Macs. An online photo-sharing service is slow due to lack of scalability for a high volume of concurrent users. A memory leak goes undetected through manual code reviews, functional testing and performance testing. This is the software world.

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