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Simon Waters

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Simon Waters studied Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Exeter University, where he discovered the Internet in 1987. Simons professional background includes Software Configuration Management, Customer Services Systems, Unix Systems, and Network Security. In December 1999 Simon founded Eighth Layer Limited, with the intention of focusing on HP-UX and Network Security, as well as looking at opportunities for utilizing the Linux platform for commercial use.  He currently works for ZyNet Limited.

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2010 - Aug 22 on An Attack on DNS is an Attack on the Internet
2010 - Aug 21 on An Attack on DNS is an Attack on the Internet
2008 - Dec 24 on ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?
2008 - Dec 01 on ICANN Responsible for Domain Name Trademark Mess
2008 - Nov 23 on Ties That Bind
2008 - Nov 22 on ICANN Responsible for Domain Name Trademark Mess
2008 - Nov 11 on More on 'Researchers Hijack Storm Worm to Track Profits'
2008 - Nov 09 on On Why and How the Internet Needs to Be Governed
2008 - Aug 08 on IPv6 Considered a Problem by Some Users
2008 - Aug 02 on Is Anti-Virus Dead?
2008 - Jul 17 on Is It Time to Create a Market for IPv4 Addresses?
2008 - Jul 14 on Is It Time to Create a Market for IPv4 Addresses?
2008 - Jun 01 on Censorship: A Threat to the Stability and Security of the DNS?
2008 - May 22 on Google Surpasses Supercomputer Community, Unnoticed?
2008 - Apr 26 on Microsoft's Contribution Was TCP/IP
2008 - Apr 26 on Microsoft's Contribution Was TCP/IP
2008 - Apr 03 on Trust in Email Begins with Authentication
2007 - Nov 12 on Thus Ends the Stupid Network Model?
2007 - Oct 25 on In Praise of OpenDNS and a Wii Factoid
2007 - Sep 17 on Where are DNS Root Servers? See them on Google Maps
2007 - Aug 22 on How Spammers Get Around SPF
2007 - Aug 08 on CAN-SPAM Defendant Awarded $111k in Fees/Costs: Gordon v. Virtumundo
2007 - Jun 07 on Domain Ads Generating Twice the Conversion Rate of Search Ads
2007 - May 18 on Hotmail Running Its Own SMTP Variation
2007 - Mar 08 on Social Networking and Web 2.0 Creating DNS Performance Issues for Carriers
2007 - Mar 07 on Social Networking and Web 2.0 Creating DNS Performance Issues for Carriers
2007 - Jan 26 on IE Namespace: We Need Personal Domains!
2007 - Jan 20 on The Fragile Network
2007 - Jan 19 on The Fragile Network
2006 - Dec 14 on AFNIC and DNS Server Redelegation
2006 - Nov 22 on Why is .EU Trying to Destroy the Internet?
2006 - Nov 07 on More than 99% of Email is Spam?
2006 - Oct 19 on What is Anti-Spam?
2006 - Oct 08 on ICANN Ordered by Illinois Court to Suspend Spamhaus.org
2006 - Feb 21 on Internet Governance: An Antispam Perspective
2006 - Feb 19 on Phishing: An Interesting Twist on a Common Scam
2006 - Feb 19 on Europe is to the US Controlled GPS as Europe is to the US Controlled DNS Root?
2006 - Feb 19 on Internet Governance: An Antispam Perspective
2005 - Oct 04 on Why I Am Participating in the ORSN Project
2005 - Sep 04 on So You Think You're Safe from DNS Cache Poisoning?
2005 - Aug 10 on About Those Root Servers
2005 - Jun 27 on An Infrastructure TLD: Avoiding the Side Effects of Today's .Net
2005 - Jun 24 on There Is No "Spam Problem"
2005 - Jun 23 on There Is No "Spam Problem"

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