Middle East “Tubes” burst

Two undersea telecommunication cables were cut on Tuesday evening, knocking out Internet access to much of Egypt, disrupting the world’s back office in India and slowing down service for some Verizon customers. (Via 2 Communication Cables in the Mediterranean Are Cut – New York Times.)

It’s 10AM. Do you know where your data is?

The New York Times’, Denise Caruso, has written an insightful piece,Securing Very Important Data: Your Own – New York Times, on the proliferation of online identifies and efforts ( or lack of ) by Web 2.0 technologies to protect that data. As long as we are willing to relinquish some personal data, Web applications have…