Month: January 2015

Personal Data: Thinking Inside the Box

Our first paper on the Databox, a personal, networked service that collates personal data and can be used to make those data available is now available (open access) on arXiv. Enjoying reading it and let me know what you think. Title: Personal Data: Thinking Inside the Box Authors: Hamed Haddadi, Heidi Howard, Amir Chaudhry, Jon Read More

Lack of Love for DNSSEC

It’s more than two years since I wrote my introduction to DNSSEC and the internet is let to open its loving arms to DNSSEC and DANE. Don’t just trust my work for it: http://sockpuppet.org/blog/2015/01/15/against-dnssec/ http://sockpuppet.org/stuff/dnssec-qa.html https://www.imperialviolet.org/2015/01/17/notdane.html Thanks to Hannes for originally bringing these articles to my attention Read More

Live Blogging PLMW

Good morning from sunny Mumbai. I’m here for the 2015 ACM SIGPLAN Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop (PLMW) and will be bring PLMW straight to you with a live blog over at syslog. Read More

Macaroons: Cookies with Contextual Caveats for Decentralized Authorization in the Cloud

There has been lot of buzz about the latest alternative to cookies from Google, Macaroons: Cookies with Contextual Caveats for Decentralized Authorization in the Cloud. Its well worth a read. Read More