December 2011

Thumbnail image for Firesheep & sidejacking: A year later, lawyers are no smarter.

Firesheep & sidejacking: A year later, lawyers are no smarter.

December 12, 2011

By Jason Wilson In October 2010, Eric Butler released a small Firefox extension—Firesheep (a “man in the middle” program)—to show how session hijacking (or “sidejacking”) can work over public wifi. At the time, it garnered quite a lot of mainstream press resulting in several local news stories demonstrating the ease with which one could steal someone’s [...]

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for Please, someone, make CALR Threads.

Please, someone, make CALR Threads.

December 7, 2011

By Jason Wilson {I’m republishing this post from 2009 because two years later, nothing. I’m still waiting on someone to do this. Honestly, what good is all of our technology if we can’t take simple HTML and show historical versions of statutes? I swear to God if I ever get my hands on a primary [...]

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for Why lawyers are fucked.

Why lawyers are fucked.

December 1, 2011

By Jason Wilson I’ve been off the blogging circuit for a while, but I simply couldn’t resist posting about Carrier IQ. Only one link will do, and it’s to Wired’s Threat Level article on the subject. The long and the short of it is this: if you are a lawyer using a “smart phone” you [...]

Read the full article →