Nope, it's owned by VASCO, which is publicly traded.
I wonder why they don't just wind down all activities and give up. That has to be the cheapest way to resolve this. I don't think even a name change will help them now.
If you won't properly separate your security-critical systems from your Internet-facing systems, or cannot even keep them from being rooted multiple times, you have no business being a CA.
Honestly, it's understandable DigiNotar didn't want this information out: bankrupcy is inevitable now, and that's bad for shareholder value.
I say that as a dutchman. I'm ashamed to be from the same country as these bozos.
Also, since the middle ages we've been under pretty much constant thread of the sea washing away our country. The waterschappen (water boards), which are responsible for keeping our feet (and sometimes our heads) dry, are the oldest democratic institutions here, some dating back to the 13th century.
The geography of the Netherlands is so that you cannot keep just your bit of land dry. Thus on occasion even lords and cities that were otherwise formally at war had to cooperate to keep the dykes maintained and the water out. This has created a deep democratic tradition and a strong respect for engineering in the Dutch civic mind. For example, the Deltawet, the system of laws describing how the major dykes are to be maintained, isn't based on some ideology or pork-barrel system as it would be in some other countries, but on statistical models and sound engineering.
Does the current state of knowledge tell us that the dykes are too low? Shucks, we'll have to heighten them then. Well, lets get started, otherwise it won't get done before the storm season is upon us again. And don't worry about the cost much, these things usually pay for themselves in one night.
tl;dr: We have to have good governance. Otherwise, the dykes fail and we die. Literally.
Yeah, let's make lab mice smarter! What could possibly go wrong?
Google is actually doing a good thing: now I don't have to remember the password for my wireless network; any Android device can automatically look it up on Google's servers.
I'm a developer on a team. I file bugs against the software I'm developing, and then plead for them to get fixed.
If you use proper security with your wifi network then there is no need for [a MAC address filter].
Actually, I'd suggest to use both. If one fails, you still have the other.
"I am skeptical of the claim that voluntarily pedophilia harms children. The arguments that it causes harm seem to be based on cases which aren't voluntary, which are then stretched by parents who are horrified by the idea that their little baby is maturing."
That's pretty insightful of him!
At least let's hope we won't all end up like that guy in TFA's illustration. Looks like he's missing something.
In the long run this will also be likely linked to Aspergers Syndrome
Of course, heavy internet use causes Asperger's syndrome and the usual comorbid social anxiety issues, instead of the other way around. How could we have been so stupid back in the 1940's?!
who's got a LAN with 2**64 machines connected
My ISP (XS4all in The Netherlands) gave me a
The rationale for this policy is that it allows for really easy routing while not even using one percent of the entire IPv6 address space.
unless the prospect of a reach around from your PHB floats your boat
Effeminacy has nothing to do with sexual orientation. If anything, a majority of homosexual men are _more_ masculine than heterosexual men.
Are you one of the investment bankers who caused stockmarkets to crash [...] ?
What does that have to do with taking care of people who happen to not have the money to pay for it themselves? If any one group has proven to be able to take care of themselves it's investment bankers.