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Internet Freedom Fighters

Published April 28, 2012 by Justn Obud Dy

From politicians and professors to computer scientists and the first programmer, champions of the open internet.

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AGILA: The Bird and the Satellite

Published April 27, 2012 by Justn Obud Dy

AGILA: The Bird and the Satellite

It was in August 20, 1997 during the satellite’s launch that our satellite is christened with the name Agila by no less than President Fidel V. Ramos himself.

“Our choice of the National Bird, which is now the Philippine Eagle is very fortunate one. The Philippine Eagle, as you will know, is the biggest kind of eagle in the world, even bigger than the American Bald Eagle, which is the national bird of the United States. And so, both the eagle symbol, together with the Satellite, is something to be proud of.”

President Fidel V. Ramos
August 20, 1997

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Sofware Professional Code of Ethics

Published April 20, 2012 by Justn Obud Dy

There was a time when I thought it might be worth it to try and create a Software Professional Code of Ethics. I no longer think the effort is worth it as there is already a big enough rat hole in this space as evidenced here. At the time this held my interest I read some codes of ethics from other fields and studied the matter. Read the rest of this entry →

Facebook supports government spying

Published April 20, 2012 by Justn Obud Dy

It seems like Facebook will do everything they can to sacrifice your online privacy – even going so far as to publicly support a bill pending in the US Congress that would allow Facebook to hand over your data — and the data of Facebook users around the world — to other corporations or the US military, without a warrant. Read the rest of this entry →

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