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+ - Ask Slashdot: Best Way to Make Large Companies Change Security Practices->

Submitted by alphaamanitin
alphaamanitin (1798136) writes "I just received a email from Amazon, and thought I would check out the DKIM:DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; q=dns/txt; c=relaxed/simple; t=1355245578. Turns out despite the big security whole and spoofing that was widely published on in Wired (sorry, don't know how to hyper link), Amazon is still using a 256 key. What are the best ways to get Amazon and other large companies to shape up? It would seem a relatively simple fix to replace it with a larger, more robust key."
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+ - Ask Slashdot: Open Source "Google Earth" to manage GPS points

Submitted by alphaamanitin
alphaamanitin (1798136) writes "I am a biologist who makes collections every year. I am trying to find the best open source solution to track the GPS location of my collections and map it onto something similar to Google Earth, but open source. I tried Marble, but didn't like it for purpose of mapping my GPS points in a clear manner."

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