UK government to ‘drain the market’ of online child sex abuse | Technology |

Government policies are often based in a surreptitious preconception. In cases like banning access to information, policies are based in the following premise “Government knows what is better for you even better than yourself”. To agree with this idea is as dangerous as going to war to die for an unnoble cause, or banning books just because they are “indecent”, while we all know that decency has changed quite a bit (and still changes) since a couple of years ago.

Is Android really free software? | Technology |

El sistema operativo Android no es libre. Tanto el firmware como el software privativo que requiere para su funcionamiento pone en manos de terceros la facultad de usar el dispositivo con fines ajenos a los intereses del dueño/usuario. ¿Cuánto estás dispuesto a pagar para que otros puedan espiarte con sus micrófonos y cámaras integradas?