The case for a decentralized Internet

  Who controls the internet? Increasingly, the answer is large corporations and governments — a trend that’s threatening digital privacy and access to information online, says web developer Tamas Kocsis. In this informative talk, Kocsis breaks down the different threats to internet freedom and shares his plan to build an alternative, decentralized network that returns power…

Disposing of Your Electronic Device?

There are a couple of things to consider…. This time of year is when most new electronic gadgets are upgraded, sold on local Facebook sites, given as a ‘hand-me-down’, or simply discarded in the garbage. Whichever is the reason for swapping out your device, you probably don’t want your financial information, family photos, or Facebook…

The end of Google+

Low usage and an API bug that exposed user data. Google’s attempt at their own version of Facebook comes to an end. Link to Story..

The Silly Season

The silly season is upon us. The lead up to, what shall we call it it to avoid any PC traps.. Holiday Season? Christmas?  Year End? Hopefully bonus time? Whatever excites you about this final march towards 2019, be aware. Other players are afoot at this time of year. We can imagine the attraction opportune…

Google Goes Down..

Seems no provider is immune to outage issues from time to time… Link to Source: Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Shared Internet Explained

Contention Ratios. A shared Internet package usually means a pool of bandwidth has been reserved for the use of x subscribers. Think of a cake – a cake that is 4 Megabits (4Mb). This cake is to be shared with 8 cake eaters (subscribers). Thus we can describe this as a contention ratio of 8:1. The…

SPAM – Part 2

In SPAM – Part 1, we covered the broad strokes of spamming as it relates to unwanted mail coming into your mailbox. In this, Part 2 of the series, we’ll look at the more insidious side of SPAM; using your own (compromised) email account, bandwidth and ISPs services to send  SPAM for or by the spammers.…

White Colour Black

  OPQ are pleased to sponsor this unique event. For further details and tickets see here: HOLLYWOOD FILM TO PREMIERE IN BOTSWANA – Press Release White Colour Black – Trailer Film Synopsis – Meet the Director & Cast.