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What if the Internet domain name I want is taken?

Way back in 2005, some friends and I set up a nonprofit named Operation America Cares.  We offered free video services for American families connecting with loved ones serving overseas in the military.  I have great memories from that period, but by 2010, our...

A Rinky-dink GOP phishing campaign

An email came in the other day from the GOP, the United States Republican party.  The party I used to respect.  It claimed to be a one question survey.  The question was, “The president’s job performance has been…”  My choices were great, good,...

Care and share to be prepared – Part 2, sharing

I keep asking myself, why do we still see sensational data breaches almost every week?  Are attackers really that much smarter than the good guys? The short answer is, no, they’re not. Attackers win because the good guys do a lousy job of defense.  The good guys...

Rod Rosenstein’s responsible encryption fantasy

The politicians are at it again. This time, US Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein, wants tech companies to come up with a concept he calls, “responsible encryption.” I wrote a blog post about government putting its fingers in encryption in early 2016,...