AOL has announced that its MapQuest service now supports OpenID logins as part of the new My MapQuest capability. AOL has long been an OpenID innovator. As AOL's George Fletcher reminds us, AOL was one of the earliest OpenID providers.
According to a recent commit to the main repository of the Android Open Source Project, Google is preparing to prevent apps from monitoring network activity in the background. The new commit will restrict app access to /proc/net, which contains kernel output related to network activity.
We don't want to allow signups from VPNs or proxies. Visitors using a VPN or TOR, which hides their real location and identity, might be trying to perform malicious activity on your site. So how can we block these users? This article shows how the ipdata threat API can help you do this.