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Tor node operator arrested in Russia will be held on terrorism charges until June trial - TechCrunch

Hosting talk - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:31

TechCrunch

Tor node operator arrested in Russia will be held on terrorism charges until June trial
TechCrunch
Tor nodes serve as relay stations for anonymizing global web traffic in the Tor network, a popular online privacy tool for anyone looking to keep their browsing habits wholly obscured. Unfortunately for Bogatov, hosting a Tor node at home in a nation ...

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Media Temple - TechRadar

Hosting talk - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:01

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Media Temple
TechRadar
If you're looking for a web host which offers unlimited everything for the lowest price, Media Temple is going to be a disappointment. The company sells itself on quality, not price, and its shared hosting package looks very different to most of the ...

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The Mercury Effect - TechCrunch

Hosting talk - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 19:56

The Mercury Effect
TechCrunch
The risk of unwillingly hosting atrocities is inherent to Facebook's mission (he will say) to connect all the people of the globe. There is no way to prevent it except by infringing on the privileges, perhaps even the rights, of those people — and ...

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OVH - TechRadar

Hosting talk - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 15:33

TechRadar

OVH
TechRadar
OVH may not be as well-known as some of its more consumer-oriented competitors, but don't be fooled. It's one of the largest web hosting companies in the world, with more than a million customers and 20 data centres – this outfit even builds and ...

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Nginx vs. Apache: Wann welcher Webserver sinnvoll ist - t3n Magazin

Hosting talk - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 02:43

t3n Magazin

Nginx vs. Apache: Wann welcher Webserver sinnvoll ist
t3n Magazin
Praktisch sieht es anders aus: Sofern ihr euch nicht mir Server-Administration auskennt, müsst ihr auf einen Webhosting-Anbieter zurückgreifen, und die setzen oft auf Apache. Es gibt aber auch Anbieter, die Nginx anbieten – einige davon haben wir in ...

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A conversation about digital copyright reform - TechCrunch

Hosting talk - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:01

TechCrunch

A conversation about digital copyright reform
TechCrunch
TechCrunch spoke to MEP Julia Reda, a long running proponent for copyright reform — who has called for bold and ambitious reforms yet instead finds herself fighting a set of proposals that she argues could usher in additional restrictions on web users ...

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What Happened After Nintendo Cracked Down On A Zelda Fan Game - Kotaku

Hosting talk - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:02

Kotaku

What Happened After Nintendo Cracked Down On A Zelda Fan Game
Kotaku
Following Mario Maker's huge success, fans clamored for other Nintendo franchises to adopt easy level-creation tools. “Zelda Maker” seemed like a no-brainer, until Nintendo itself suggested such a game would be difficult to pull off. One game developer ...

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Syria Strikes: Does Trump Need Approval from Congress? - Wall Street Journal (blog) (subscription)

Hosting talk - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 18:08

Wall Street Journal (blog) (subscription)

Syria Strikes: Does Trump Need Approval from Congress?
Wall Street Journal (blog) (subscription)
Does President Trump need approval from Congress to take further action in Syria? Lawmakers are divided over America's use of military force. WSJ's Shelby Holliday reports. Photo: Associated Press ...

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A beginner's guide to microblogging on Mastodon - Opensource.com

Hosting talk - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 03:12

Opensource.com

A beginner's guide to microblogging on Mastodon
Opensource.com
It invented and then offered a unique "microblogging" service, a kind of interactive RSS feed. Twitter as a company was open to fresh ideas and ... Mastodon is one implementation of GNU Social focusing on a good, clean user interface and a low barrier ...

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Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments - Computerworld

Hosting talk - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 13:59

Computerworld

Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments
Computerworld
A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory. This is a serious violation of the security barrier ...

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Phishing scammers exploit Wix web hosting - InfoWorld

Hosting talk - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 06:03

InfoWorld

Phishing scammers exploit Wix web hosting
InfoWorld
Researchers from security company Cyren found that scammers were creating phishing sites designed to harvest Office 365 login credentials via Wix, which offers a simple click-and-drag editor for building web pages. As typically happens with free ...

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Ratgeber für Schutz vor DDoS-Attacken - Computerwelt

Hosting talk - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:10

Computerwelt

Ratgeber für Schutz vor DDoS-Attacken
Computerwelt
Dass jedoch der Schutz vor DDoS-Angriffen vielfach nicht zum Leistungsportfolio der Service-Provider oder Webhosting-Anbieter gehört und viele Dienstleister ohnehin gar nicht in der Lage sind, einen wirksamen und adäquaten Schutz vor komplexen DDoS ...

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Easyspace - TechRadar

Hosting talk - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 15:30

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Easyspace
TechRadar
If you've ever looked for a UK web host, you're sure to have come across Easyspace. The company has been around for 20 years and is now a consumer hosting brand of iomart, a group which also includes the more business-oriented Redstation and ...

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Best VPN solutions for Linux users - TechRadar

Hosting talk - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 04:02

Best VPN solutions for Linux users
TechRadar
VPNs are available using a host of different protocols, but their essence is the same – traffic is encrypted at the host end and decrypted at the server end, ensuring that information cannot be snooped on by a middleman on the way to its destination ...

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When the 'S' in HTTPS also stands for shady - Engadget

Hosting talk - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 15:45

Engadget

When the 'S' in HTTPS also stands for shady
Engadget
Just when we'd learned the importance of HTTPS in address bars, spammers and malicious hackers have figured out how to game the system. Let's Encrypt is an automated service that lets people turn their old unencrypted URLs into safely encrypted HTTPS ...

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Don't give your money to that campaign to buy Republicans' browser histories - TechCrunch

Hosting talk - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:15

TechCrunch

Don't give your money to that campaign to buy Republicans' browser histories
TechCrunch
Have you seen the viral GoFundMe campaign floating around that vows to buy and publish the web histories of every politician and exec who is helping internet providers sell your data? Yeah, don't give that dude your money. I'm all for wacky clever ...
Purchase Private Internet Histories by Adam McElhaney - GoFundMeGoFundMe

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5 open source RSS feed readers - Opensource.com

Hosting talk - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:16

Opensource.com

5 open source RSS feed readers
Opensource.com
Miniflux is an absolutely minimalist web-based RSS reader, but don't confuse its intentionally light approach with laziness on the part of the developers; it is purposefully built to be a simple and efficient design. The philosophy of Miniflux seems to ...

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Periscope livestreams now play inside Twitter Moments - Engadget

Hosting talk - Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:01

Engadget

Periscope livestreams now play inside Twitter Moments
Engadget
Twitter Moments are supposed to capture the zeitgeist of cultural events, but that hasn't been entirely true when you haven't had access to as-it-happens live video. Thankfully, that's changing today. You can now play live Periscope streams directly ...
Expanding Pre-Roll Ads to Periscope Video | Twitter BlogsTwitter Blogs

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The Creators of Serial Are Back With a Binge-Ready New Podcast - WIRED

Hosting talk - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 09:07

WIRED

The Creators of Serial Are Back With a Binge-Ready New Podcast
WIRED
The second maze is S-Town itself—specifically, the labyrinth of lies and mystery that McLemore drew host Brian Reed into when he called the This American Life producer back in 2013. “It's a story about [McLemore], and a potential murder he wanted me ...

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Why Are Libraries Failing At Web Archiving And Are We Losing Our Digital History? - Forbes

Hosting talk - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 13:00

Forbes

Why Are Libraries Failing At Web Archiving And Are We Losing Our Digital History?
Forbes
When I asked for comment on why, if the Library felt it was on track with its web archival efforts, how it could possibly show up at a conference in Fall 2016 touting RSS feeds as the future of news archiving, she had no further comment. Yet, shortly ...

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