Monthly Archives: September 2010

Critical Thinking 101: WSJ #2

So, how is it that the Wall Street Journal’s Full Methodology flunks the basic, pass-fail test? Why do all the numbers in “On Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking” add up to a zero-value story? The Full Methodology is disappointing on … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking 101: WSJ #1

Today’s Wall Street Journal story “On Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking“, is interesting, and if you go to the website and click around you find it has a fair bit of material that fills in gaps. There’s a decent video … Continue reading

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Defending a new domain 5

“Like an answer, the three slogans on the white face of the Ministry of Truth came back at him…” -George Orwell William J. Lynn III made this statement: In cyberspace, the offense has the upper hand. [1] As noted in … Continue reading

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Defending a new domain 4

William J. Lynn III makes this statement: In cyberspace, the offense has the upper hand. [1] And the reason for this? The Internet was designed to be collaborative and rapidly expandable and to have low barriers to technological innovation; security … Continue reading

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Defending a new domain 3

William J. Lynn III was asked a question by Wired writers about an alleged foreign intelligence connection to a run-of-the-mill Windows exploit that got loose on Department of Defense networks in 2008: But what spy service would launch such a … Continue reading

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Defending a new domain 2

William J. Lynn III, in his Foreign Affairs essay (Defending a New Domain), says that this “previously classified incident was the most significant breach of U.S. military computers ever.” Given the rather primitive exploit Mr. Lynn is writing about, a … Continue reading

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