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Free Books for Learning to Code, The Fate of the Galaxy Note 7, and More in Liberty Technology’s Links of the Week

There has never been a better time to learn a programming language. O’Reilly Books now has a section on their website for free ebooks about programming. Samsung’s long battle with the notoriously temperamental Galaxy Note 7 has ended in discontinuation, after reports of replacement phones exploding. Yahoo has filed a patent for posters that will […]

Handing The Reigns of Censorship to Hackers, an Incredible Tech Partnership and More in Liberty Technology’s Links of the Week

Information security researcher and journalist Brian Krebs’ site was hit with a truly massive DDOS attack. The attack was mostly performed not with bot-netted computers, but with unsecured internet of things devices (like smart alarms, thermostats, refrigerators, and televisions). Unsecured equipment so widely distributed could mean that we’ve democratized the means to censor any site […]

Possibly the Largest Hack of all Time, Getting Hacked Instead of Upgrading, and more: Liberty Technology’s Links of the Week

The hack that Business Insider is reporting as possibly the biggest data breach in history, the Yahoo hack, was just confirmed by Yahoo and could have implications on the sale of the company to Verizon. When it comes to hacks on large companies, the first question asked tends to be “why wasn’t the IT infrastructure […]