Gongol.com Archives: November 2005
Brian Gongol

Computers and the Internet (11.18.2005)
US Victory in Battle Over Control of Internet
Agreement leaves US in control of top-level-domain system. Consider it a victory over freedom-hating governments like Iran and North Korea. There's enough political pressure on ICANN already with the Department of Commerce discouraging the creation of a top-level domain (TLD) for "adult" content.

We All Need a Little Humor (11.18.2005)
"The Moment You Set Foot in an Airport You'll Be Treated Like a Mutinous Ten-Year-Old on a School Outing"
"[I]t is not possible to bring down a Boeing 747 with a Marlborough Light. Believe me, I've tried."

The American Way (11.18.2005)
Another Good Judge Rules Against Government Tracking of Cell Phones
Justice Department thinks a citizen's voluntary use of a cell phone means a willing assumption of risk that the government will track them. How profoundly Orwellian. The judge has struck a blow for the American way.