Encryption With A Back Door Is NOT Encryption

There’s been an increasing call in recent weeks and months for encryption to have government ‘backdoors’ put into them. This is a bad idea. No really, it’s an incredibly bad idea. Even if we took the assumption that it is a push that’s made with only the purest of intentions, and the government universal key […]
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EU Copyright Articles 13/15/17: What It Means in the USA – Dragon Con 2019

As part of the ongoing series of Dragon Con panel videos, here’s the panel from the 2019 Dragon Con EFForums track, on the new copyright laws passed in the European Union (Articles 13/15/17) and what that will mean to those of us over here in the US As part of the ongoing series of Dragon […]
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Indictment of Julian Assange – Dragon Con 2019 Panel

As part of the ongoing series of Dragon Con panel videos, here’s the panel from the 2019 Dragon Con EFForums track, on the indictment of Julian Assange. As part of the ongoing series of Dragon Con panel videos, here’s the panel from the 2019 Dragon Con EFForums track, on the indictment of Julian Assange.
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Internet Down Under: Australia’s Mandated Backdoors & Other Bad Policy – Dragon Con 2019 Panel

Panel time again, this time looking at the mandatory backdoors into encryption that’s being pushed by government officials looking to – as they put it – “deal with crime”, when it’s just an excuse to expand surveilance and extend control. Panel time again, this time looking at the mandatory backdoors into encryption that’s being pushed […]
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Pratchett & Gaiman: Lessons for Preventing an Apocalypse – Dragon Con 2019

Are you ready for the first of this years panels featuring yours truely? Tough! Because I’m going to do it anyway So first one is the Brit Track panel on the new Amazon series “Good Omens” Are you ready for the first of this years panels featuring yours truely? Tough! Because I’m going to do […]
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