Selling Fingerprints

Want to sell your personal property in California? You may be “required(Spot On: The game-resale crackdown)”:http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/04/30/news_6094652.html to include a fingerprint with it. Jon Asato “points out(Only Terrorists Resell Games)”:http://www.jonasato.com/archives/cat_privacy.html#000066 that includes books.

Anonymity, Thy Name is…

In conjunction with Movable Type 3.0, they are introducing a new service, “TypeKey(TypeKey Authentication Services)”:http://www.typekey.com/. As is typical in the blogosphere, merely the “hint( More TypeKey Information)”:http://www.movabletype.org/news/2004_03.shtml#000926 of how it will work has elicited a number of strong opinions both “for(TypeKey? You Blow Me)”:http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/03/22/you-blow-me and “against(TypeKey: The Patriot Act of …

Cyber Cafes Under Attack

In India, Cyber Cafes are under “attack(India Cracks Down On Cyber Cafes)”:http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/01/19/world/main594240.shtml via onerous “regulations(Mumbai Cafe Owners Up In Arms At Plans To Control Cyber Shops)”:http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=012804122415. Since this is the only access to the Internet most of these people have, it is especially “troubling(Cyber cafes reduced to chat zones)”:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cms.dll/html/uncomp/articleshow/454063.cms. But, …