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The ghost of returns 28 May 2021 - 7 comments

This time the plan to sell all your medical records to the highest bidder isn't even being announced, presumably so that you don't find out about it in time to prevent it the way people did last time.

Let's Encrypt at 05 December 2015 - 2 comments

Let's Encrypt has moved to public beta, and I've taken advantage of it. Why? Because a non-zero proportion of the people intercepting your web traffic are bad guys. The less plain-text traffic is out there, the less they learn.

The perils of in-band signalling 28 November 2014

It's often tempting, but usually an error, to allow control signals to be sent by the same channel as the data. This is an example of why.

Have you opted out of yet? 20 January 2014

(Readers not in England, if any, please ignore.)

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