Goodbye Forever

It’s not until you know for sure that you are never going to see someone for the rest of your life do you sense the loss.

Have you been on a trip and made friends with others, only to realize that you will probably never see each other again? When the time to part comes, you sense a small twinge of a loss.

However, when these are blood relations … family ties where you know the grandfather who always comes to all family occasions, who manages to play and keep all the children occupied … by barking like a dog or by teasing the children. The one constant in your family who can be trusted to show up on all occasions. The loss you feel is greater … subtle even.

I will miss him.

RIP – Suhas Ajoba

Net Neutrality or Why I have picked up Tor

The recent Net Neutrality debate has me scared.

The very notion that the internet (which has always been considered as a free medium) needs to be regulated and controlled by a select few gives me the creeps.

India has been always pro for regulation, and this has resulted in fewer scams, but take the Telecom bandwidth licensing issues for e.g. The whole reason why telecom companies are crying out murder against OTT (read the internet) services is this.

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