Small Bits: Secret Law and Security, Root-Fu, New Blog, and Canadians Stagnate
Cory Doctrow points to a letter he’s sent American Airlines about
The security officer then handed me a blank piece of paper and
said, “Please write down the names and addresses of everyone
you’re staying with in the USA.”
and his Kafka-esque experience in trying to find out why they were asking. Good on Cory for standing up to the ‘authorities.’ There ought to be a law against falsely asserting a legal basis for your actions.
Jeff Moss is looking for someone to run a cracking contest at Defcon this summer. Is your root-fu strong enough?
Asteroid has a new blog. He’s actually considered what he wants to post. I bet that chaos will emerge, as the act of blogging changes his perceptions as to what he wants to do. Hey, do you have trackbacks?
Finally, the CBC reports that:
Canadians’ real after-tax income has remained relatively stagnant for the last 15 years, according to a new study by TD Bank economists that takes issue with claims that the economic well-being of Canadians has been improving.