We’ve asked the companies in our Who Has Your Back Program what they are doing to bolster encryption in light of the NSA’s unlawful surveillance of your communications. We’re pleased to see that four five six seven companies—Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Sonic.net, SpiderOak, and Twitter—are implementing five out of five of our best practices for encryption. See the infographic.
Monika Ljubičić had posted some incredible photographs from the conflicts in Turkey that erupted between the police and people mourning a boy who died more than two-hundred days after being hit in the head by a tear gas canister while out to buy bread. These are gritty hard-line news/documentary photos that touch my heart. Check out her stream. Witness.
"Senate Republicans say that whoever has the most money gets the most free speech. But that is not what America’s Founding Fathers said. They did not mean that by free speech. The Founders believed in a democracy where every American had a voice and a vote."
I haven't been able to log in to coursera for weeks, but I just got in. All I can do is un-enroll all the classes that are almost done that I haven't done any work in. Sigh. Oh, well, they're free and it doesn't count against me to not finish courses. I really wanted those, though.