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It’s extra time for TES in 2018!

Vittorio Bertola on Nov 7, 2018

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What really keeps us up on Halloween night

Neil Cook on Oct 31, 2018

As Halloween approaches, our attention turns to the terrifying; the silly side of terrifying. Cue the usual assortment of terrible zombie makeup, laughable vampire costumes or, perhaps even worse – the person wit...

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Dear Europe, we need openness to increase competition

Vittorio Bertola on Oct 24, 2018

In Brussels, the European Commissioner for Competition has promoted a discussion on what policies should be enacted to ensure fair competition in an increasingly digitized economy, especially regarding the market...

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TES under the rising sun

Vittorio Bertola on Sep 21, 2018

Seventeen meetings and almost three years after the TES project debuted in London, it finally got to Asia. Tokyo, the world’s most bustling megalopolis, was last week the setting of a new TES event organized by O...

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From Latin America to the Far East

Vittorio Bertola on Aug 28, 2018

The summer of TES in 2018 goes all around the planet – and for a project that was born in the heart of Europe, this is a great result. In June, as part of the build-up to the ICANN meeting in Panama, the first TE...

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IoT security is not A-OK

Neil Cook on Aug 9, 2018

Everyone knows that the internet can be a dangerous place. Phishing continues to increase in volume and effectiveness, affecting everybody from private users to internet giants like Google and Facebook. Meanwhile...

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ID4me – a global open standard for every user’s digital Identity

The Editorial Team on Jul 25, 2018

Many users are tired of remembering hundreds of usernames and passwords. Only a short percentage of users is changing their passwords on a regular base. And when choosing a password „easy to remember“ usually bea...

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Microsoft’s on / off love affair with open source

Rafael Laguna on Jun 7, 2018

Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub could go one of two ways. On one hand, it’s great that Microsoft is investing heavily in open source. Until now, its business model has relied on siloed ‘walled gardens’, which h...

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#Kubecon - A wrap up

Andrea Tosatto on Jun 5, 2018

The latest Kubecon in Copenhagen was "extra dope" as Kelsey Hightower might say. Hightower is one of the leaders of the Kubernetes community, and Kubecon is the community's main event. And for sure, this year's K...

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Open source = privacy. Closed source = privacy of a certain sort.

Vittorio Bertola on May 23, 2018

Ben Thompson of Stratechery recently wrote a blog post arguing that open, federated messaging systems are inherently less secure than their closed counterparts. I disagree with his opinion. It has been claimed th...

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