Author: Mark E. Jeftovic

Should You Delete Your Facebook Page?

In 1994 Wired magazine ran a short story entitled “Hack the spew” . This was back when Wired was actually cutting edge and not the insufferable Silicon Valley stroke job it became after Conde Naste acquired it. In it our antihero “Stark” finds himself inexplicably recruited as a kind of data scout, looking for viable consumer trends … [Read more]

Is Bitcoin Cash a “legitimate” crypto-currency?

Several weeks ago we announced support for Bitcoin Cash as part of our response to the situation of inordinately high fees for Bitcoin transactions (a situation we consider to be temporary and of the “growing pains” ilk). Those remedies included zero confirmations for existing members in good standing, and we adopted Bitcoin Cash as a … [Read more]

DNS leak disclosure

Since the summer we have been carrying out routine upgrades and rebuilds of our anycast constellations. In July and August we rebuilt and, while more recently we moved from an outsourced anycast provider to one we have rebuilt and deployed ourselves. On Friday November 10, 2017 we were made aware that had … [Read more]