Category Archives: Technology Fails

What happens when #opensource #truecrypt #programmer got cheated by big business

The first time I heard of this guy I was fascinated by him: Paul Le Roux . He is the suspected creator of TrueCrypt the open source software to encrypt your disk. If you never used TrueCrypt maybe you know and use its latest fork VeraCrypt. So, this guy started as an open source idealist… Read More »

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Follow-up to “Vodafone #Romania and #GDPR, or how to trick customers to circumvent #GDPR”, first GDPR related fine

Follow-up to the Vodafone case, they got owned. Vodafone was fined because of the dishonest campaign, which tried to circumvent the new GDPR regulations. See the article in romanian: Vodafone ia amendă de la ANSPDCP pentru o campanie de obținere a consimțământului pentru utilizarea datelor cu caracter personal. Basically, several people and news outlets contacted… Read More »

IT Traveller: #Failed airport #technology (Istambul)

I travel quite often across the world for job related purposes. Being an IT guy that does servers installations, develops and deploys enterprise software across the world I am always noticing everything that is IT related. It is always fun to see failed tech in airports I transit or in hotels where I stay. This… Read More »