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Domain Name Service Privacy

Continuous Battle Over Encryption And Your Privacy

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October 13, 2019

Privacy vs. Services

The NCTA, CTIA, and US Telecom recently sent an open letter to congress with concerns over Google’s implementation of the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol. The DoH protocol allows for encryption of DNS look ups providing additional privacy on the internet. In the letter the companies state…

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BIND Domain Name Service Privacy

BIND And DNS-Over-HTTPS

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September 9, 2019

Privacy and security professionals have been pushing for encryption of internet traffic for many years now. Not only has there been a significant push from the privacy community, search engine giants like Google almost force websites to use encryption to increase search engine optimization (SEO) to drive higher results….

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The California Consumer Privacy Act And The .US Domain

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May 25, 2019

As I start this off I would be remiss to state that yes, I have a .us domain, however so do many Americans. You see, the .us top level domain (TLD) is only available to those who reside within the United States. There are other requirements too such as…

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Privacy Security Social Media

Facebook Exposes Millions of Passwords in Clear Text

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March 26, 2019

Facebook has been under the spot light for quite some time now for its poor security and privacy practices. With this latest privacy blunder, its obvious that the company has not learned from its past. Last week it was uncovered that the company is storing passwords in clear text….

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Privacy Security

2019 State of Password and Security Behaviors

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January 31, 2019

This year Yubico teamed up with the Ponemon Institute to deliver the 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors report. The report was sampled from around 15,000 participants from around the globe which touched on topics which included privacy and security. The report depicts the grim reality of…

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Domain Name Service Privacy

CloudFlare’s DNS Over HTTPS Service

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May 31, 2018

How does DNS work?

Protecting your privacy online is a hot topic for many. Though many websites have transitioned from HTTP to HTTPS, allowing web traffic to be secured, this does not protect your overall privacy. The internet still relies on older protocols to ensure you are accessing the right…

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