Category Archive: issues

May 29 2015

Link: Hola VPN Sells Users’ Bandwidth, Founder Confirms

The operator of 8chan says the bandwidth of millions of Hola users is being sold for reuse, with some of it even being used to attack his site. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Hola founder Ofer Vilenski says that users’ idle resources are indeed utilized for commercial sale, but that has been the agreement all along. I …

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Oct 10 2011

Link and comment: Slate Reprints Blue-Box Article That Inspired Jobs

From a post on Slashdot, posted by timothy on Monday October 10, @05:09AM: Slate has reprinted the piece that Ron Rosenbaum wrote for Esquire in 1971, explaining to the world that there was an underground movement of people hacking the phone system. (Rosenbaum is now a columnist for Slate.) According to the article’s new introduction …

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