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When Law Enforcement Isn’t 2: Electric Boogaloo (aka Derrick Ramseyer’s Brutality) —

Summary On the morning of June 4th, 2018, Derrick Ramseyer, law enforcement officer, (recovering?) adrenaline junkie, graduate of class BC 08-231, crash test dummy, and totes a trained conflict negotiator, concluded his multi-day harassment-and-assult of a disabled volunteer with an arrest on made-up charges, and then allowed and encouraged his team to use excessive force against […]

Authentication, Encryption, and Acixs Hosting —

“The purpose of encryption is to prevent third parties from recovering the original information” ~wikipedia Last night, an email from Acixs Hosting was posted on Twitter by Minalien (saved version). The conversation that followed that upsets me, both as a person and as an IT professional. The email was just a jumping off point, but I […]

Farewell to th3j35t3r (or…maybe not so much) —

Apparently, th3j35t3r is leaving us. I say “apparently”, because I’m still not 100% convinced that this isn’t some elaborate opsec that he’s running. In the past, we’ve had instances of th3j35t3r going dark for various and sundry purposes. UPDATE: Well, it looks like he’s back. I’ll feel safer knowing that the “Internet Batman” is still out there, […]

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