Archive for the tag 'Identity'

Jan 15 2008 – Hackers break into transport smart card

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So somebody opened up a smart card, what is the big deal?  This was to be expected. Any security measure is a balance between the cost of making a system 100% secure and how often en what the costs are when somebody breaches your security measures. – Hackers break into transport smart card Technorati […]

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Dec 06 2007

Tell me where you are every two hours

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During the Olympics in 2008 the athletes will have to tell the anti-doping organisation were they are every two hours. Not only during the games but also in the weeks leading to it (link). I agree with the fact that we have to check atletes on the use of doping but forcing somebody to tell […]

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Oct 09 2007

Two blunders of the Dutch government

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In the past couple of weeks the Dutch government, lead by Balkenende, has made some blunders. First they let the Dutch princess Maxima make an highly controversial remark about the absence of a Dutch identity. Secondly, the moment that Hirsi Ali shows her face in the Netherlands she is being told that she could better […]

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Oct 05 2007


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Does anybody understand the value-add or the business plan of Twitter? I don’t, I think I’ll give it another 12 months before desolves into thin or something else.

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Oct 03 2007

Dutch Identity

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The WRR (Scientific Council for Government Policy) recently presented the result of a study about the Dutch Identity. The report, entitled “Identification with the Netherlands”, was presented to the public by princess Maxima, the wife of the Dutch crown prince. Central point in her speech was the conclusion that “the typical Dutch identity” does not […]

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