Earlier this year the CA/Browser Forum voted to make Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA) mandatory for all Certificate Authorities. What this means that domains will need to assert via DNS records (the CAA DNS RRType) which CA’s are permitted to issue certificates for your domains. Think of it as “sort of like SPF, but for SSL/TLS certs”. CAA … [Read more]
Last month I had the good fortune to be invited to the first Ethereum Name Service (ENS) Workshop in London, UK. Ever since I became first exposed to crypto-currencies with Bitcoin, I have been enthusiastic about the possibilities of using blockchain technology to underpin DNS. To be clear, I don’t envision blockchain ever replacing DNS, I … [Read more]
Weekly Axis Of Easy #17 In this issue: • Turn off your phone’s bluetooth, then read this • Illegal but “Classified”? NSA still violating Section 702 of FISA Act. • China all but bans Bitcoin while India ponders a blockchain currency Turn off your phone’s Bluetooth, then read this Before continuing, please reach for your … [Read more]
Weekly Axis Of Easy #16 This is your #AxisOfEasy Weekly Briefing for the week of September 11, 2017, wherein easyCEO Mark E. Jeftovic sends out a short briefing on the state of the ‘net and how it affects your business, security and privacy. Sorry for the lag between issues! I was traveling. First I was in London, UK, … [Read more]
Hot on the heels of our “Why does easyDNS provide services to Martian Separatists” post from the other day, wherein we explain why we provide services to organizations some may deem controversial, we were contacted overnight by DailyStormer founder Andrew Anglin asking if we would allow dailystormer to use our services.