Is eBay’s Password Reset Message a Smokescreen Covering the Bigger Issue?

What is the biggest concern about the recent eBay data hack?  The fact that hackers have obtained hashes of users’ passwords? Or that they have obtained more than enough information about you to commit identity fraud? eBay is currently forcing all users to change their password before continuing to use the site. Whilst I’m not pretending that it’s not a good idea for most users to change their password, in my opinion, it’s acting as a smoke screen for bigger deal here. So exactly is a hashed or encrypted Continue reading →

Coalition for Marriage – Nothing but hypocrisy

Recently, Alex Baker, presenter at GaydarRadio contacted the Coalition for Marriage, to put a question to them, raising a key point of hypocrisy in what they stand for. The Coalition for Marriage website is strewn with comments about not changing the definition of marriage to allow gay men and women to become ‘married’.  Yet, for centuries, the definition of marriage has been changed.  The law was changed, for example, to allow heterosexual couples to divorce and remarry. GaydarRadio’s Alex Baker phoned the Coalition for Marriage helpline, posing as Continue reading →