Ernest Park


The Internet is Dead. Long Live the Internet

This Week, “ICANN, the US and the Internet: China’s New Field of Dreams” On September 30th , 2016, the United States will surrender guiding influence over the internet. The US has had a long standing arrangement with ICANN, an organization formed specifically administrate the clear vision of the internet and […]


Airius Internet Solutions | Synopsys Cybersecurity Supply Chain Forum May 17, 2016

  “Managing Third Party Risk” Technology users throughout the world put reasonable steps in place to control technology risks internally. They use firewalls, anti-malware tools, content filtering, patch policies, and training. They develop internal tools following very strict guidelines, testing, and controls through the whole process. Many small companies these […]


If you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear

  “Nothing to Hide, Nothing to Fear: Defending Privacy and Private Property” In the United States and Europe, individuals are far more concerned about privacy regarding their use of public bathrooms than privacy with information transmitted over the internet. Bathroom privacy is cultural. In India and China, individuals defecate in public, […]


Apple v FBI – Freedom Isn’t Free, Liberty isn’t Liberating

This Week, “Freedom isn’t free” Our Consolation must be this, my dear, that Cities may be rebuilt, and a People reduced to Poverty, may acquire fresh Property: But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever. When the People once surrender […]


Apple v FBI – Why this has nothing to do with terrorists

    You’re either with us, or against us President George Bush, September 20, 2001 Hillary Clinton, September 13, 2001 George Orwell, “Pacifism and the War”, 1942 Benito Mussolini, October 27, 1930 Vladimir Lenin, 1900   UPDATE Listings are now in reverse chronology. This will make it easier to keep up […]


Justice Antonin Scalia Remembered by Atlantic Legal Foundation

The following was prepared by our clients and good friends, Atlantic Legal Foundation.   Justice Antonin Scalia was the most influential Supreme Court justice of the past 30 years because he had a clear, consistent, persuasive idea of how to interpret the Constitution. For almost three decades on the Court […]


Windows 10 Autorotation Fixed, and Why Windows 10 Breaks

This Week, “Why Windows 10 Breaks” While I haven’t had a chance to reinstall my test computer, I ran into a little problem with Windows 10 on my brand new laptop. For those of you that ran into the Windows 10 autorotation issue, I will walk through steps to quickly […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 5)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 5” We discussed in the prior four posts how Microsoft seems to coyly sidestep the opportunity to be transparent regarding the scope of information that they collect, and how they do it. We reviewed the high level data schema (all the fields […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 4)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 4” In this post, learn about the history of Cortana, the sexy, naked digital assistant that evolved from a parrot, the government accessing your files, and Microsoft currently managing the single largest repository of PII in the world. In the last three […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 3)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 3” Sorry about the length, but there is a lot of content to cover. In part two, we reluctantly accepted the fact that Windows 10 may be “NSFW“. While it is an incredible operating system and a brilliant achievement for Microsoft, Windows 10 […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 2)

This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 2” In part one, we learned about how Windows evolved to be a very connected operating system. The various items collected by Microsoft through their various services is explained in detail. While Microsoft’s privacy agreements may be factual when looking at any […]


Microsoft Windows 10: Trading Privacy For an Upgrade (Operating System as a Service.pt 1)

 This Week, “Operating System as a Service, part 1” Windows 10 was released on July 29, 2015. Since then, over 200,000,000 users have upgraded across 190 countries, one fifth towards Microsoft’s goal of a billion users in two years, and by far, the largest software upgrade performed in parallel in […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 9)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 9″ The term “internet” was initially used in 1974 in reference to the interconnected, global network that we have come to know. Since the late 60s when the high level idea was proposed and funded, time allowed companies, governments, schools and smart individuals to […]

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The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 8)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 8″  Protocols were developed, graphical browsers established, and a technology leader was in place. Interest was growing in this new web, and users around the world were taking notice.     About SafeView The SafeView Research Report is intended to give you a snapshot […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 7)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 7″  Funding in place, smart people engaged, infrastructure connected, protocols developed, applications available. At this point, it is necessary to go backwards in the chronology just a bit. The browser wars had long been raging by the time of Netscape and Microsoft in […]


About Airius

Airius Internet Solutions provides professional services focused on strategic and tactical risk management. Airius developed reference implementations for Intranet in the early days of networked computing and has developed SafeView as a working and reliable repository of risk data, and a result of a decade of participation with the Security […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 6)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 6″ Some level of oversight has to exist to identify names, addresses, and claims on names. More standards need to evolve to simplify the sharing of information. Finally, tools have to get easier to use so that users can access the information on this growing […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 5)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 5″ Standards started to take shape, making it possible to grow and add nodes to the network. Researchers had to make it easier to navigate the network of nodes without having to remember numeric IP addresses.   About SafeView The SafeView Research Report is […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 4)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 4″ The network was growing, and key applications were designed. Now, key innovations had to be created to allow this to grow and scale.     About SafeView The SafeView Research Report is intended to give you a snapshot of technology risk management issues. SafeView […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 3)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 3″ With a working network in place, innovators around the world took notice. Key developments had to focus around how to use this network for business, information sharing and communication. About SafeView The SafeView Research Report is intended to give you a snapshot of […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 2)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 2″ Built on the back of innovation and government support, a handful of distributed computers would be interconnected. Smart people had to develop communications technologies, architecture, applications and infrastructure to expand this concept into reality.    About SafeView The SafeView Research Report is intended […]


The Internet: Twenty Years in Review, 1995 – 2015 (Adoption of the Internet.pt 1)

This Week, “Adoption of the Internet, part 1″  In 1995, our world changed. On April 30, 1995, the Internet as we know it began. The infrastructure was originally established by ARPANET, and then run for a decade by the National Science Foundation as NSFNET before being opened for commercialization and public […]


Freedom and Choice in Open Source Licensing: Comparing the EUPL v1.1 and the GPL v3

The European Union Public License (EUPL) version 1.1 was released and approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) on January 9, 2009. A major milestone in the evolution of open source licensing, the EUPL contains some important distinctions that set it apart from other popular open source licenses: it’s written with native […]


What Does Oracle’s Buyout of Sun Mean to Open Source?

Oracle’s Buying Sun: What This Means to Open Source   Sun has been responsible for the single largest corporate investment in open source software to date. Sun’s actively funded and well supported OSS projects are at the core of the community.         http://www.sun.com/software/opensource/learnmore.jsp A short list, seriously: […]


Free as in Puppies

President Obama has said he is prepared to go through the budget “line by line” to cut wasteful spending, but has so far failed to give any specifics of how that would be done. President Obama reached out to Scott McNealy from Sun to deliver a white paper regarding FOSS. Scott […]