This video by Motherboard explores the TAT 14 underseas fiberoptic cable network — one of about 10 cables that the keep the global internet running. One of those cables runs about 4,600 miles under the ocean from New Jersey to Denmark to an unmarked manhole on the beach. (Video published to YouTube on 31 May 2018.)
Introduction I’ve setup a number of different mesh networks including Google WiFi ($260), EERO ($300-$500), and products from Linksys and Netgear. Each have their own advantages. They are designed for easy installation by just about anyone. The more expensive systems promise better coverage and faster connections. The information below is based on cable internet service, but would… Continue reading WiFi Mesh Network Setup Strategy for Best Results and Planning for What Can Go Wrong
GoDaddy Hacked. On Monday, 10 September 2012, for an extended period of time, the Godaddy.com website was not loading, and at the time of this posting it still doesn’t load. There is an outage that has impacted millions of websites. It’s been determined that there was a deliberate hacker attack of the GoDaddy computers. This may… Continue reading Millions of Websites Down as Godaddy.com Computer Systems and Servers Were Attacked by Hacker – Website Not Loading
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Technology Summary. This document provides a system and strategy for optimizing web content in a way that should result in better positioning in search engines. SEO Services. Although some services promise to offer specialized marketing and search engine optimization, often their attempts to trick search engines fail. This results in sites being black listed, or… Continue reading Search Engine Optimization and Website Visibility Guidelines – An Open Source Public Domain Guide to Creating a Successful Website
Technology Summary. Hackers have recently been manipulating search engine results and content ratings. On 3 June 2011, we saw an example of this on YouTube. Under the Most Viewed category for This Week, in position #12 with 4.8 million views was a 31 second commercial for Dish network. Click here, or the image to the… Continue reading YouTube Most Viewed This Week Rankings and Ratings Hacked
Summary This document addresses the safety, security, and authenticity problems arising from anonymity on the Internet. Benefits of Anonymity Anonymity has some benefits to the individual and the community, such as: Drawbacks of Anonymity. Although there are some apparent benefits to anonymity, the benefits are outweighed and are nullified by the drawbacks of anonymity. These are… Continue reading The Impact of Anonymity on Internet Safety, Security, and Content Integrity
Technology Summary. Google now offers a free Public Domain Name Server (DNS) service to help provide enhanced Internet browsing speed and security. Configuration. Google provides detailed configuration instructions. However, those familiar with DNS settings can simply enter 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 as the primary and secondary DNS server addresses for their computer, iPhone, iPod, or other… Continue reading Google Secure Unified Centralized Domain Name Server (DNS) Directory