Tuesday, February 12, 2008

GigaOm: ISPs or Bobbies?

Insanity around policing the Internet continues. The UK is considering legislation that will force ISPs to disconnect users if they are suspected of downloading pirated music or video. I thought theft was handled by police? Read my post on this topic here.

Friday, February 08, 2008

A decade of open source

Here's a great post by Bruce Perens about the first decade of open source. As entrenched open source is throughout IT infrastructure, it's easy to forget this movement is only ten years old.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Cross-post: GigaOm on Insecure Borders

I read an article today that really bothered me about the US government performing searches on digital media when entering the country. I wrote a short blog about this for Om that you can read here. I guess when you bring a Vyatta system into the US you may have to boot it up and execute a "show config" command?!?

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

GigaOm: The IPv6 Revolution is Nigh

Here's a post that I wrote on how we're getting closer and closer to IPv6 being deployed globally. Another chink in the chain fell into place this week with the root-level domain name servers returning IPv4 and IPv6 addresses instead of only IPv4 addresses. Read more of my post here.

Friday, February 01, 2008

Open source up 26% in the enterprise

Open source in the enterprise is on the rise and up 26% - it's only a matter of time people, only a matter of time....