Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

TL;DR The UK Labour Party has been running an ersatz signals intelligence (SIGINT) operation to identify and exclude members and supporters that they don’t want voting in their leadership election; people who under some sort of criteria are identified as enemies of the party. This should be terrifying, as the difference between enemy of the […]


Facebook have announced their own switch design, codenamed ‘Wedge’, saying that it’s already being tested in their production network. In many ways the switch is unremarkable; it uses the same Broadcom Trident II merchant silicon ASIC that most other high end ‘white box’ top of rack (TOR) switches use, and it uses Linux on a […]


This is one of those started as a comment, but really deserves a full post type things… My comment was in response to JP’s The new new telco where he posits that Facebook could be a very valuable business due to its telco like properties on a global scale. Here’s my original comment: This is […]


Bubble 2.0

06Jan11

I had the misfortune of missing most of the first Internet bubble. Although I’d got into the Internet before there was a World Wide Web I’d signed my life away to the Royal Navy (in exchange for a great education and generous financial package). Thus I got to spend the two years it took between […]


This is my third post in a series looking at how federated identity has becoming a reality (I first looked at Twitter, and then Google). Before we get started I kind of liked Facebook in the early days that I used it, but frankly I never expected it to last. I thought that like the social […]