The California DMV has rejected Opendns founder David Ulevitch's application for an "1NFOS3C" vanity license plate because it includes "a term of lust or depravity."
The state agency, which warehouses potentially compromising data on tens of millions of Americans, experienced at least one breach
in recent years -- this latest judgment suggests that the agency is still struggling to come to grips with the nuances of information security.
1NFOS3C, a term of lust or depravity, not coming to a license plate near you. 🤔🤔🤔. No thanks to @CA_DMV. 😡 [David Ulevitch/Twitter]
California DMV Rejects 1NFOS3C Vanity Plate Because Of 'Sexual Connotation'
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Russia tried to get the creators of the private messaging service Telegram to create a back-door so its cops could spy on Telegram users; Telegram refused and Russia banned Telegram in retaliation.
Russia’s communications regulator says it has blocked IP addresses owned by Google and Amazon because Moscow claims the internet addresses are used by the Telegram messaging service that was banned by Putin’s regime this week.
It's been a year since someone hacked all 156 of Dallas's emergency tornado sirens, setting them off in the middle of the night, and the security picture for cities' emergency PA systems keeps getting uglier.
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