DNS flag day–changes affecting Extension mechanisms for DNS (EDNS):
– on or around Feb 1st, 2019, major open source resolver vendors will release updates that implement stricter EDNS handling, and public DNS provides will disable workarounds
– as a DNS server admin, check your EDNS compliance
– see also: https://www.isc.org/blogs/dns-flag-day/
Government Shutdown: TLS Certificates Not Renewed, Many Websites Are Down
“The Google data archive you started on December 31, 2018 is ready. It contains your Android Device Configuration Service, Blogger, Bookmarks, Calendar, Chrome, Classic Sites, Classroom, Cloud Print, Contacts, Data Shared For Research, Drive, Fit, G Suite Marketplace, Google Help Communities, Google My Business, Google Pay, Google Photos, Google Play Books, Google Play Console, Google Play Games Services, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Store, Google Shopping, Google+ +1s on websites, …
… Google+ Circles, Google+ Communities, Google+ Stream, Groups, Handsfree, Hangouts, Hangouts on Air, Home App, Input Tools, Keep, Location History, Mail, Maps, Maps (your places), My Activity, My Maps, News, Posts on Google, Profile, Purchases & Reservations, Reminders, Saved, Search Contributions, Street View, Tasks, Textcube, Voice, and YouTube data.”
And that’s just Google. Not what Alphabet, Inc. has on me. No data they bought from brokers. No derived data.
US/Canada Copyright Pol
Hey, in case you thought that the US was alone in fucking up access to the public domain, keep in mind that we bullied Canada in to retroactively adding 20 years on to their copyright term, to bring it line with ours.
This pulled a bunch of works out of the public domain in Canada, and locked them up for 20 years for no reason.
Rendering lots of art now illegal.
I heard rumbles about this before it happened, but didn't pay close enough attention.
it took 1000s of years to get the amount of work to create light down to trivial amounts so everyone could use it
it took just 10 years to fuck it up and need a few megawatts of servers to turn one bulb on from the couch
Cat Mom. They/Him. Slowly figuring out the world. Self-taught infosec and dev.
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