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TPP IP Chapter Primer

Characterizations of the intellectual property chapter of the TPP ranges from “SOPA on steroids” to “DMCA++“.  As someone who is building a blacklist resistant infrastructure, I needed to know the details so I treated it like a patent application and rewrote it.  It turns out that the copyright lobby has succeeded in using a trade treaty […]

Spooky Trolls

A lot of the objections I hear about Snowden’s disclosures regarding the NSA center around “Who get’s to decide what to make public?” Well, it certainly shouldn’t be any of the top NSA leadership, the White House, or the Congressional committees who “oversee” the NSA.  Whatever wrongs Snowden is guilty of, they pale in comparison […]

coop.js

Speech.is fundamentally relies on creating a seamless user experience, they cannot know that the website they are visiting is actually tucked away within an iFrame.  The problem with this is that browser vendors do not want users to have their browsing sessions hijacked by websites masquerading as other websites.  Thus communication between parent windows and […]

Last Mile

The “last mile” is always the most difficult for me:  dotting my i’s and crossing my t’s has never been a strength of mine, literally and figuratively.  However, ease of administration and security are both crucial for adoptions by others and I must get both straightened out before the soft launch of Speech.is. Earlier this […]

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