Keeping an Eye on Privacy
Coping with COPPA
By Robert Cannon
COPPA is the first privacy bill to come out of Washington. If your site collects personal data from children, make sure you understand the FTC compliance requirements.
Save Your Site from Spambots
By Steve Champeon
Spambots spider the Web gathering email addresses. Use Apache's mod_rewrite module to protect your site from address scraping.
S T R A T E G Y :
None of Your Business?
Don't make employees choose between getting paychecks and maintaining their privacy. According to Mimi Rosenheim, it's all about trust. Tell them what personal data you're collecting and make sure it's secure.
SafeWeb and Freedom Internet Privacy Suite
D E S I G N :
Molly E. Holzschlag urges you to eschew multimedia clutter and use sensible, simple designs for emerging platforms and devices.
Elastic Navigation with ActionScript
Flash guru Branden J. Hall likes menus with bounce. Stretch out your navigation with his ActionScript code.
Digimarc ImageBridge and ImageBridge Pro
Macromedia FreeHand 10
D E V E L O P M E N T :
Al Williams shows you how to keep your sensitive data hidden in plain sight with steganography filter classes.
Programming with Perl
Encrypted Class Files
Forget about compilers, Greg Travis shows you how the Java Cryptography Extension can help ensure your source code stays private.
nexoSoft CodeProtect_Perl 2.02 for Windows
IBM alphaWorks P3P Policy Editor 1.4
I N F R A S T R U C T U R E :
At Your Server
Jim Jagielski introduces a key feature of the latest version of Apache 2.0 for Unixnative support for Unix threads.
SOAP: Clean and Secure
SOAP effectively evades perimeter security devices such as firewalls in the interest of rich programmability. Paul Sholtz discusses your best bets for security in the emerging Web services space.
PGP Security's PGP Admin and Desktop Security
F-Secure SSH Server/Client
E N D TO E N D :
What we're lacking is a healthy dose of paranoia to scare us into protecting our customers and ourselves, Editor in Chief Amit Asaravala warns whilst outlining the vulnerabilities of standard encryption algorithms.
Internet radio was humming along until royalty problems pulled the plug. Is this the end of a good technology? Lincoln D. Stein ponders the options.
Eugene Eric Kim looks at Designing Web Audio: Real Audio, MP3, Flash, and Beatnik and Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century.
Access: A Discussion with Microsoft's Richard Purcell
Microsoft's been scrutinized for its privacy policies of late. What does Microsoft's director of corporate privacy have to say?