In the aftermath of yesterday’s events, it’s clear that forward secrecy is necessary to protect against unforseeable threats to SSL private keys. Whether that threat is an existing or future software bug, an insider who steals the key, a secret government demand to enable surveillance, or a new cryptographic breakthrough, the beauty of forward secrecy is that the privacy of today’s sessions doesn’t depend on keeping information secret tomorrow.
With both business and consumers willing to pay for a broad array of products and services, the Internet has become the world’s first global medium for delivering news and entertainmen
China’s competitive edge has long been its vast supply of cheap hands. But as the country grows richer, skills shortages are driving wages rapidly up. Foxconn’s decision to alter its mix of capital and labour is thus logical, and mirrors what many smaller firms are already doing.
According to the Oxford study, “occupations that involve complex perception and manipulation tasks, creative intelligence tasks, and social intelligence tasks are unlikely to be substituted by computer capital over the next decade or two.”
Russia’s invasion of the Crimea could push the country into a sharp recession. Yet Moscow’s war on Internet freedom should spook investors even more. It risks long term damage to Russia’s economy, according to a recent report by Dalberg. President Putin should change course and support a free and open Internet before it’s too late.
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