With all this talk about Google Plus and real names I thought I'd ask someone who actually has both an important online identity and trouble with keeping the public out of her private life: Groklaw's Pamela Jones.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
The Internet in 2001 let us talk one on one with each other, in 2011 the Internet lets all of us talk and share our pain with the whole world.
Microsoft's Hotmail, Office 365, and other Internet services failed earlier today thanks to a DNS problem. Microsoft has since corrected this Internet outage.
It used to be you knew you could trust a Web site when your Web browser securely connects to it with a valid HTTPS connection. Now, that's trust has been shaken.
Many popular Web sites, such as the Coca-Cola, UPS, and the Register, had their Web addresses hijacked over the weekend by a Turkish hacker.
Internet Explorer is still the number one Web browser, but Chrome is continuing to grow at both it and Firefox's expense.
On September 11, 2001, I was already working with ZDNet. Here's a version of the story I filed that day on what was happening and how the Internet helped me, and millions of others cope with it.
Sorry folks, but tablets, as neat as they are, aren't going to replace low-end laptops and that means the Chromebook still has a future.
As the Internet becomes more of a media delivery system, Google, OpenDNS and Content Delivery Networks have joined forces to improve Internet video's Domain Name System speed.
Firefox 6 is better than the Firefox 5 Web browser. That's the good news. As for the rest, well I'm not impressed.