>> Revisiting the Black Sunday Hack

codinghorror.com/blog/2008/05/revisiting-the-black-sunday-hack.html The kill didn’t last long before pirates found a way to jump-start the cards. But it holds an enduring position in pirate lore; for the first time, they could see a cunning mind at work on the other side.

>> Bits as a Service

tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/12/04/Information-wants-to-be-free I’ll grant that the distinction between bits-as-bits and bits-as-a-service may not always be obvious. But it’s crucial, because people will pay for only one of the two. What seems crucial in making the distinction is that in the case … Weiterlesen

>> 40 Euro Strafe: Ein Treppenwitz in der 1. Klasse

express.de/bonn/40-euro-strafe-ein-treppenwitz-in-der-1–klasse,2860,11293852.html. Auf EXPRESS-Anfrage blieb die Bahn hart. Ein Sprecher: „Bei diesem Wagen gehörten beide Stockwerke zur 1. Klasse, dazu zählt dann auch der Treppenbereich.“ Ein engagiertes Social-Media-Team macht aus einem Großkonzern noch lange kein kundenorientiertes Unternehmen.

>> No Copyright Intended

waxy.org/2011/12/no_copyright_intended. YouTube’s tried to combat these misconceptions with its Copyright School, but it seems futile. For most people, sharing and remixing with attribution and no commercial intent is instinctually a-okay.