Explained: What is ‘mac-binding’, the condition specified for using the Internet in J&K

News:Recently,the use of social media was allowed in Jammu and Kashmir with a condition that Internet connectivity will be made available with mac-binding. Facts: About MAC and IP address: Media Access Control Address(MAC) and Internet Protocol Address(IP) are the addresses that uniquely define a device and a connection in a network. The main difference between… Continue reading Explained: What is ‘mac-binding’, the condition specified for using the Internet in J&K

At 30, World Wide Web ‘not the web we wanted,’ inventor says

During the conference on 30 years of World wide web,Berners-Lee said that the web is not the web we wanted in every respect.He said that he sees three sources of problems affecting today’s web.These are (a)state-sponsored hacking and attacks (b)criminal behaviour and (c)online harassment. Tim Berners-Lee,a British scientist,invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989,while… Continue reading At 30, World Wide Web ‘not the web we wanted,’ inventor says

India to have own DNS for safe browsing

Ministry of Electronics & IT has announced that India will come up with Public Domain Name Server (DNS) for the country. The National Informatics Centre (NIC) would configure the setup which would be offered to all citizens Domain Name System (DNS). Domain Name System translates human readable domain names (for example, www.google.com) to machine readable… Continue reading India to have own DNS for safe browsing