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Comment: Re:facts please ! (Score 5, Informative) 130

by Programming Ace (#49178947) Attached to: Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
The guardian team has spoken before, they raise all of their publications to the Department of Defense and NSA for comment before releasing to the public. This is why some of the information coming from the Guardian is still redacted. They're trying to make sure they're not putting anyone's lives at risk in the process of disclosure.

+ - Stanford Team Tries for Zippier Wi-Fi in Crowded Buildings->

Submitted by itwbennett
itwbennett (1594911) writes "Having lots of Wi-Fi networks packed into a condominium or apartment building can hurt everyone's wireless performance, but Stanford University researchers say they've found a way to turn crowding into an advantage. In a dorm on the Stanford campus, they're building a single, dense Wi-Fi infrastructure that each resident can use and manage like their own private network. That means the shared system, called BeHop, can be centrally managed for maximum performance and efficiency while users still assign their own SSIDs (service set identifiers), passwords and other settings, according to Yiannis Yiakoumis, a Stanford doctoral student who presented a paper at the Open Networking Summit this week."
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It is masked but always present. I don't know who built to it. It came before the first kernel.