Good morning. My home box unbooted or something, so I'm without my normal blog thing today. Tsk.
But I've got NewsIsFree, so I can still natter on.
Ev points at (finally) some reasons for not using HTTP auth for various weblog APIs. Personally, I'd still be tempted to say to use transport-specific auth for whatever transport's used, since I'm pretty sure every remotely-called function having
pass parameters isn't what some people had in mind.
Yahoo! pedo! community! busted! by Thomas C Greene for The Register.
Forty pervs are currently in handcuffs, and another fifty are expected to be rounded up by week's end. Also by him, Aussie cops and Feds use DIRT:
This is how sad Australian Feds and cybercops are. They want to use a tool no better than an IRC kiddie's Trojan which enables them to control a victim's machine -- even upload incriminating files to it -- and then skate away without leaving a trace.