Yesterday lunchtime, Lewis Peckover (@lewispeckover) noticed that mobile browsers on O2’s UK network were sending the phone’s number to websites as an HTTP header, resulting in this information being available to the websites browsed. This information is not present when browsing over WiFi, indicating that it is probably added in transit by O2. The story… Continue reading O2 Disclose Mobile Numbers to Websites
Wrong! The wording of the proposed SOPA legislation means that a huge number of websites can be classed as “facilitating the commission of copyright infringement”. For example: A blog which allows users to post comments An e-commerce site which allows shoppers to leave reviews Any other site which allows Internet users to upload content which… Continue reading I’m British – SOPA Doesn’t Affect Me, Right?