Category: Policy

The importance of DARPA funding

As many of you know, Arbor Networks was founded in 2000 in order to commercialize research I did as a graduate student with Farnam Jahanian, my advisor at the electrical engineering and computer science department at the University of Michigan. The research we did, and […]

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Takedown

This week agents from the US Customs and Homeland Security agencies seized assets (including DNS domain names) from fifteen streaming Internet video companies, including PlanetMoviez.com, Movies-Links.tv, Filespump.com, Now-Movies.com, ThePirateCity.org, NinjaVideo.net, NinjaThis.net and TVshack.net. The below graphic shows the colorful DOJ / ICE warning now greeting […]

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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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