Equifax data breach: “When Equifax did encrypt data, it left the keys to unlocking the encryption on the same public-facing servers, making it easy to remove the encryption from the data.” Nice.

European Court confirms what we already knew “Storing cookies requires internet users’ active consent - a pre-ticked checkbox is therefore insufficient” curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/do

The Faelix team went to the UKNOF 44 meeting in Belfast, and here are our thoughts and highlights faelix.net/news/201909/uknof44

If you have a RIPE NCC audit coming up, or need some advice managing your resources, get in touch. If you’re considering becoming a LIR then check out the new LIR webinar at RIPE

RT @ripencc@twitter.com

Reminder: Our free for New LIRs is tomorrow! Make sure to register here:

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ripencc/status/117

Another UK ISP joins the effort to offer secure DNS resolution endpoints. Thank you, @aaisp@twitter.com!

RT @aaisp@twitter.com

We've started a trial of DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT) services. Customers are welcome to use these services (eg in Firefox/Android). More information: aa.net.uk/dns/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/aaisp/status/11746

We spoke to @EFF@twitter.com about "the monetisation of [everyone's] personal data" and some of our philosophy for getting behind the initiatives we are involved with to try and claw back privacy for users of the Internet.

Remember when hackers injected malicious code into @British_Airways@twitter.com payment pages? @ICOnews@twitter.com fine: £183M. faelix.link/bagdpr

Debian 10 "Buster" has been released! We've got our new VPS templates built, and they'll be live soon! faelix.link/debian10


RT @eastdakota@twitter.com

Given the number of people who’ve enabled DNS-over-HTTPS in the last 48 hours, it’s clear @ISPAUK@twitter.com doesn’t understand or appreciate @mmasnick@twitter.com’s so-called “Streisand Effect.”

🐦🔗: twitter.com/eastdakota/status/

According to cbeci.org/ it looks like each Bitcoin transaction wastes the same energy as a lightning strike.

What design of disgraceful delinquency have the depraved DoH desperados at @mozilla@twitter.com thought of now? Let's see…


Oh. Hmm. Well, after @ICOnews@twitter.com called out the online ad brokering world as borderline illegal, is this a good idea whose time has finally come?

Another DoH provider joins in the “light-hearted […] debate”.

RT @BrassHornComms@twitter.com

Thanks to @ISPAUK@twitter.com's awful attack on @mozilla@twitter.com we'll be prioritizing the deployment of our freely available servers.

(And if you can't wait there's always @faelix@twitter.com's faelix.net/ref/dns/#privacy-dn if you want to try DoH without using @CloudFlare@twitter.com et al)

🐦🔗: twitter.com/BrassHornComms/sta

Oh no, another bandit! 😎😂

RT @matthewgall@twitter.com

Seriously @ISPAUK@twitter.com and @IWFhotline@twitter.com, look how easy this was, DoH / DoT server at adblock.doh.mydns.network providing ad-blocking and malware black-holing (using pi-hole as a backend, no queries are logged). Your complaints are baseless.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/matthewgall/status

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