Month: June 2013

Legality of Wi-Fi Sharing

I’ve been researching this issue, as it comes up in most discussions regarding PAWS. The best article on the topic by far is: D M Síthigh, “Law in the Last Mile: Sharing Internet Access Through WiFi”, (2009) 6:2 SCRIPTed 355 [pdf] Also interesting is Martin Varsavsky‘s, Founder of Fon, response to this discussion, on this blog Read More

Talk: “Ubiquitous Access to Public Services Online with PAWS”

We have been hard at work over the last few months, designing and securing the PAWS network. This is the outline of talk that I gave a few weeks back. The full powerpoint is available on Slideshare Intro Hi Everyone, My name’s Heidi and today I’m going to walk you through some of ideas behind Project Read More

Signpost Planning

Over the new few months, I’ll be working on the DNS artitecture of Signposts. Techincal Setup Setting up suitable machines for development Installing OCaml compiler, toolclain, package manager Get the appropirate libraries, plus the docs/source Set up the version control and project docs: code on github, signposts organisation maybe, issues tracking on Github issues Finish Read More