Industrial Facilities like Oil Refineries Lack Physical Safeguards to Prevent Damage from Internet Attackers | MIT Technology Review

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How to Damage a Chemical Plant over the Internet Evidence continues to grow that many important industrial facilities are open to attacks over the Internet. Jason Larsen must be the only person trailing two waist-high metal drums connected with pipes around the conference rooms of Las Vegas casinos this week. He brought them to the Black Hat computer security conference …

Court declines to suspend U.S. net neutrality rules | Reuters

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Here is some great news. Net neutrality makes it so that Comcast can’t charge extra for Netflix traffic. It is interesting that if they did this it would be almost exactly what Rockefeller and other robber barons did that lead to the anti-trust laws. They owned the railroads so they would charge competitors extra to ship their goods. That guaranteed that …