Category: Legal

US Government Moves Fast on DNSsec

I honestly didn’t think I would live to see it, and this interview with Mockapetris about DNSsec adoption didn’t help. $ dig +dnssec president.gov ; <<>> DiG 9.3.5-P1 <<>> +dnssec president.gov ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: […]

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Hello from KL

Greetings from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. I’m here for the IMPACT Alliance summit. We’ve spent the past few days discussing strategy and approaches for combating global Internet, including cyber terrorism, fraud, and the like through coordinated international cooperation. There’s a lot of ground to break […]

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Net Neutrality’s Unintended Consequence

Most of the discussion surrounding net neutrality to date seems to revolve around fixed broadband consumers complaining that ISPs are unjustly mucking with their traffic, discriminating between different traffic types, and providing prioritization without their consent — and the providers shouldn’t be. Rob took a […]

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5 Ways to Molest Internet Users

A good bit of the attention garnered by DMK’s ToorCon presentation focused on how ISPs are employing Provider-In-The-Middle Attacks (PITMAs) to collect ad-related revenue from their customers, and how security “of the web” ends up being fully gated by the security of the ad server […]

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Net Neutrality Gumbo

I made it up to San Francisco Saturday for the USF-hosted symposium titled The Toll Roads? The Legal and Political Debate Over Net Neutrality. I dropped in just to listen, as most of the folks there, and discussions on the agenda, were more of the […]

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