Richard M. Smith

Richard M. Smith

Computer & Internet Security Expert
Joined on July 11, 2003
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About

Richard M. Smith has been described by The New York Times as “perhaps the nation’s most vocal authority on data privacy.”

Smith has been in the computer business since the early 70s, and has been involved in microprocessors from day one. He began his career as a programmer, co-founded a software company, and became the head of the nonprofit Privacy Foundation, where he served until November, 2001. Since September 11, he has changed his focus from privacy to security.

He is now focuses on technology related to security issues and he operates a web site that reports “computer bites man” stories, named ComputerBytesMan.com. He lives and works in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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DNS IPv4 MarketsDomain NamesCybersecuritySpamEmailThreat IntelligenceRegistry ServicesPrivacyWhois

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