Online Privacy Doesn’t Exist

There was a time when I was nieve enough to think that there are tools you can use – TOR, VPN, Opensource Operating Systems, encryption – that would protect us from nefarious state players, organizations and black hats. But once you are in the middle of it all, meaning once you start running an ISP, you get to see things under a different light.

Cloudflare: Making the internet a little bit faster – for a select group of people

When I wrote my previous article on Cloudflare, and how it craps all over my daily internet browsing and possibly millions of others, most of the responses I got was skepticism with a healthy dose of justification. Either, it’s my fault for being born and living in a country which is not on the favorable […]

Y U No Allow Comments?

I have been blogging online for a long long time, this is my 4th blog and this one has been around for about 4 years or so. One thing I have learned in my years of blogging is that most people, who post comments online, are assholes. Don’t take it personally, I am sure you […]

CloudFlare is ruining the internet (for me)

CloudFlare is a very helpful service if you are a website owner and don’t want to deal with separate services for CDN, DNS, basic DDOS protection and other (superficial) security needs. You can have all these services in a one stop shop and you can have it all for free. It’s hard to pass up […]

Self-Host Everything

In today’s world, there are legitimate reasons to be concerned about your privacy and your data. We live in a time when the government is fighting to have unrestricted access to your digital life. You no longer have privacy or even exclusive rights to your own data, if you are using a free platform, doubly […]

Why All Browsers Should Move to WebKit

As a web-developer, I know the pains of trying to work around kinks to support all variations of all major browser to have a unified look, feel, and performance. Even though today the top browsers do a better job at supporting and implementing new web-standards its far from a perfect situation. So when I heard […]

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