A tireless advocate who helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe
The new great cybersecurity challenge in trying to sum up the most dangerous weaknesses in the world's connected economy is that the hits just keep on coming.
EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow's visionary 1996 text A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace has stirred hearts since he penned it in 1996 -- and now you can own a beautiful recording Barlow reading it in his wonderful, gravelly voice.
The Internet has become so integral to economic and national life that government, business, and individual users are targets for ever-more frequent and threatening attacks.
The beginning of the Internet is the story of two large computers, miles apart, sending the message: “LO.” The world has never been the same.
Given that CircleID is about "Internet Infrastructure" it would be remiss if there wasn't a mention here that October 29, 2014, was the 45th anniversary of the moment when the first message was sent between two ARPAnet computers located at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI).
A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
When Vint Cerf was 15 years old, he abandoned his cello and bow for a keyboard and computer. That was in the late 1950s.
You see that little camera on your desktop or laptop computer? Well, some creep from far, far away may well be looking at YOU through it.
On the eve of Independence Day, a who's who of computer experts say that government control, consumer distrust and corporate greed threaten the future of the Internet as we know it.