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Mozilla Enables DNS-over-HTTPS by Default for All USA Users...
Starting today, Mozilla has begun to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) by default for users in the USA to provide encrypted DNS resolution and increased privacy. Article provides instructions to see if it is enabled and how to disable it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 23:31 UTC
Firefox now defaults to DNS-over-HTTPS for US netizens and some are dischuffed about this...
Good for privacy or an alarming move towards further internet centralisation? Mozilla has started rolling out encrypted DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) by default for US users of the nonprofit's Firefox browser....
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 17:25 UTC
Yandex to raise $1.25 billion by offering convertible bonds...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/russia
Yandex intends to place convertible bonds for a total amount of $1.25 billion, the company informed. The bonds will mature in 2025. The bonds will be converted to class A shares,
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 17:24 UTC
Federal workforce too reliant on degrees, says White House...
President Trump's administration is pushing for federal workforce reforms. It wants more flexibility in who it can hire and how it hires. It complains that the HR process takes too long, and the U.S. loses candidates to the private sector.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 04:00 UTC
FTC orders Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft to reveal acquisition data...
The FTC has ordered Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft to provide information on acquisitions that were too small to report to regulators.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 00:00 UTC
Avast Under Investigation by Czech Privacy Agency...
The software security maker is suspected of selling data about more than 100 million users to companies including Google, Microsoft, and Home Depot.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 23:55 UTC
There's a 'Windows 12 Lite' OS in the market but you shouldn't use it...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Windows 12 Lite, a software that has not been announced officially anywhere, is a Linux distro based on LiteOS that has a Windows 10 wallpaper.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 23:18 UTC
Sick of Windows 10? Linux-based Windows 12 Lite promises to be three times faster...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Windows 12 Lite is a cheeky Linux distro that apes the look of Microsoft's OS while promising to improve it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 23:17 UTC
Angry over U.K. refusal to ban Huawei from its 5G networks, Trump berates PM Johnson in heated phone chat...
Donald Trump berated Boris Johnson during a heated phone call, after the British prime minister rejected the U.S. president's request to ban Huawei Technologies Co. from its next-generation broadband networks. Trump had spent months trying to persuade
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 23:26 UTC
Trudeau Administrator Demands LICENSING for All Canadian Websites...
Incredible. But those of us who are US residents can't be too proud or confident.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-05 18:10 UTC
Iowa caucus app developer Shadow Inc. breaks silence...
Shadow claimed local officials did not have to use its app to report caucus results to the Iowa Democratic Party. While some precinct chairs said they were able to use the mobile app without any issues, others said they ran into problems.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-05 02:49 UTC
ICANN't approve the sale of .org to private equity because California's Attorney General has... concerns...
DNS overseer gets letter demanding documents about controversial registry sale The California State Attorney General's Office (CA-OAG) sent a letter last week to DNS overlord ICANN asking for confidential information about the planned sale of the .org
By kynast on 2020-02-01 18:26 UTC
After Nonprofits Protest at ICANN, California's Attorney General Steps Into the .ORG Battle...
Once appearing to be a done deal, the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity is facing new delays and new opposition, after a successful protest in front of ICANN last week by nonprofits and an intervention by the California Attorney General . Privat
By kynast on 2020-02-01 18:26 UTC
Draft bill could penalize companies for using end-to-end encryption...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/privacy_rights
Politicians may be looking for a roundabout way to thwart end-to-end encryption. Senator Lindsey Graham is drafting a bill, the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act, that would modify the Communications D...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 20:32 UTC
Verizon down: Major outages at all four major US wireless carriers...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
If you happen to notice problems with your cell phone and connectivity today, you're not alone. Reports have been streaming in of major outages at all four of the big US wireless carriers, in...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 20:32 UTC
Pro-Life Org Live Action Banned From TikTok...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/censorship
Live Action, the pro-life organization at the forefront of exposing abortion conglomerate Planned Parenthood, has reportedly been banned from the social media platform TikTok for "violating community guidelines." According to Live Action founder L
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 18:56 UTC
C-SPAN Video of Rand Paul Reading Censored Impeachment Trial Question Taken Down on Twitter...
A video clip posted by C-SPAN of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reading a question that Chief Justice John Roberts refused to ask at the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump that mentions the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower was taken down Thursday
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 21:51 UTC
Elon Musk Reveals His True Opinion on Bitcoin and Crypto...
Elon Musk revealed his stance on crypto, noting that it is a good replacement for cash
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 23:27 UTC
Can I still download Windows 10 for free? Yes, and here's how...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
RIP Windows 7. If you haven't upgraded yet to Windows 10, follow these simple steps.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 01:57 UTC
Google critic, 66, now suggests his wife's fatal car crash was not an accident...
Robert Epstein, 66, said in July the internet giant's methods 'gave' millions of votes to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. n December he announced that his wife had died.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:03 UTC
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