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Andrew McConachie

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Adventures in DANE

This post will reflect on the relatively new DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities(DANE) protocol from the Inter...

Metafarce Update -> systemd, man pages, and TLS

I’ve recently had time to update the guts of metafarce.com. This post is about the updates to those guts, including w...

DANE Related bug in OS X Yosemite

This post is meant to document a software bug I believe I’ve found in Apple’s Mac OS X. In short, OS X 10.10.3 fails ...

Pervasively Distributed Trademark Enforcement

This post explores similarities between ICANN’s Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) process and Pervasively Distribut...

Framing Network Neutrality for the American Electorate

I originally wrote this paper for a class on conceptual metaphor taught by George Lakoff @ UC Berkeley’s department o...

Affordances of Violence, Cyber Warfare and Neutron Bombs

“[The neutron bomb] is almost the ultimate expression of capitalism and technology. A bomb that destroys people and n...

Understanding the NTIA IANA Transition - Part 3

On March 14, 2014, The National Telecommunications and Information Administration(NTIA) announced its, “intent to tra...