Jacob Kaplan-Moss

7 items tagged “government”

📌 Formal Comments from the Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer · Issue #222 · WhiteHouse/source-code-policy

“When managed appropriately, releasing code as OSS and engaging with the community can have extensive cybersecurity benefits. Security through obscurity is not true security: we cannot depend on vulnerabilities not being exploited just because they have not been discovered yet. There are many examples of widely-used pieces of software that benefit greatly from constant and vigorous community reviews and contributions to find bugs, and thus making them more secure. We look forward to government systems joining them.” #

📌 How Alan Turing Finally Got a Posthumous Apology - O'Reilly Radar

A fantastic, inspiring story. When this “Internet” thing works, it’s pretty awesome. #

📌 Jury finds Stevens guilty on corruption charges - CNN.com

The wheels of justice grind slow, but they grind exceedingly fine. #

📌 http://www.rsync.net/resources/notices/canary.txt

rsync.net’s warrent canary hasn’t been updated in ten days. #

📌 UNdemocracy - Front page

13 years of UN meeting minutes, searchable and databased. #

📌 National Atlas home page #
📌 FirstGov.gov: Reference Center -- RSS Library

Government RSS feeds -- whoa #