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ICANN and the GAC: a new role is needed

Syracuse University professor Milton Mueller published a blog under the title “Will the GAC go away if the Board doesn’t follow its advice?” (click here). Having been to a, very limited, number of ICANN meetings on behalf of law enforcement … Continue reading

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How will banks ensure the safety of our money? Ddos attacks on NL banks

This week bank costumers of The Netherlands were shocked when they realised that online banking may not be as safe as they thought. Perhaps some were surprised to hear that what they think is money, is nothing but digits, something … Continue reading

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EC3 opened on 11 January 2013

On Friday 11 January 2013 the European Cyber Crime Centre, EC3, officially opened its doors at Europol in The Hague. If something shone through from the speeches of the panel participants, it is that there are tight budget restraints and … Continue reading

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Phishing ABNAMRO.nl style? Or not? Header spoofing!

So here’s ABNAMRO in my junk box on the same day as ING. I’m not a customer of ABNAMRO, but I’m invited to click on a link and fill in banking details any way. Something’s obviously wrong. So I looked … Continue reading

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Whois data, Internet security and law enforcement

Recent outcry around the letter the EU Article 29 Working Party chairman J. Kohnstamm sent to ICANN, shows how difficult it is to keep a clear view on Whois data and the function of Whois data. Let me try and … Continue reading

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IP addresses and privacy sensitive data. A level playing field needed

Reading Peter Olthoorn’s book on Google (a link is found here), I ran into a passage on IP addresses. Where Google states that it does not see an IP address as privacy sensitive. An IP address could be used by … Continue reading

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Reducing unreachable ICANN registrations

Recently ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) published a report on inaccurate registration data in her own databases. Now the question is presented to the world how can we mitigate this problem? There seems to be a very … Continue reading

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