Ali Farshchian

Ali Farshchian

Founder & Editor
Joined on August 7, 2002
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Ali Farshchian is the creator of CircleID, founded after conducting several years of research on technical, legal, and regulatory issues that have branched out of the Internet's core infrastructure. Ali's active involvement with the Internet dates back to 1991 during which he worked on various commercial and academic projects related to Internet based applications, software development, database design, publishing and collaborative online platforms. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University.

Ali has a keen interest and extensive experience in developing online communities and the collaborative web. He has played a key role in developing CircleID into what is now globally recognized as a leading online destination for the Internet infrastructure.

Except where otherwise noted, all postings by Ali Farshchian on CircleID are licensed under a Creative Commons License.


Japan Fueling China's Leap to 5G, but for How Long?

A Report on the ICANN DNS Symposium

Why Government Agencies Use Ugly, Difficult to Use Scanned PDFs - There's More Than Meets the Eye

Schneier and Kerr on Encryption Workarounds

Cuba Getting Faster YouTube Access in Next 24 Hours, Thanks to Deal Signed in December

AT&T CEO Confident Trump-Appointed FCC Will Scrap Net Neutrality Regulations

How Diverse Is ICANN? New Study Explores Organisation's Makeup

Watch Live Thurs 28 May: The Way Forward for the WSIS+10 Review Process

  • Comment posted May 28, 2015 3:11 pm PDT — by Ali Farshchian

Afnic Reporting About Impact of New TLDs on Traditional TLDs

Live Today: IXPs and the Relationship Between Geography and Network Topology

NTAG Chair Blog: A Better Auction Framework

Senate Appropriations Committee Critical of NTIA Role Within ICANN's Governmental Advisory Committee

Who Runs the Internet? ICANN Attempts to Clarify the Answer With This Map

An Update on the Closed Generics Debate

Implications of Canada's CASL - Toughest Anti-Spam Law the World Has Ever Seen

DNSSEC Takes Off in Wake of Root Zone Signing

DHCP for IPv4 vs. IPv6 - What You Need to Know

The Real Deployment Issue

  • Comment posted Mar 17, 2011 7:10 am PDT — by Ali Farshchian

IPv6: Bring on Your Content!

Symantec Acquires VeriSign’s Security Business for $1.28 Billion

Apple's Naked Self Interest

NeuStar Experiences Partial Outage as DynDNS Tries to Turn up the Heat

Exploring the Roots of Wireless Spectrum Controversy (eComm Panel)

ICANN Sets the Schedule to Kill Domain Tasting

No Way Out of Australian ISP Filters

Mapping Google

New gTLDs: Comments on the Unsigned "The Economic Case for Auctions"

  • Comment posted Aug 25, 2008 5:53 pm PDT — by Ali Farshchian

Day 30: Kaminsky DNS Bug Disclosure

DNS Attack Creator Becomes a Victim of His Own Creation

Just a Matter of Time Before DNS Attack Code Might Surface

  • Comment posted Jul 23, 2008 11:19 pm PDT — by Ali Farshchian

Largest Synchronized Internet Security Effort Underway to Patch Newly Found DNS Bug

Revision3 and Media Defender

CERN's Grid 10,000 Times Faster than Broadband

DNSSEC: Once More, With Feeling!

Developing Internet Standards: How Can the Engineering Community and the Users Meet?

Dispute Over Western Sahara's .EH

Vint Cerf on the Diminishing Novelty of Internet

CircleID Relaunched: New Topics, New Tools, Mobile Access and More

Why I Voted for .XXX

China's New Domain Names: Lost in Translation

Hypertext Mail Protocol (a.k.a. Stub Email): A Proposal

AOL and Goodmail: Two Steps Back for Email

Domain Name Dispute Cases Increased by 6.6% in 2004

IDN Spoofing Solutions With Balance

Sender Address Verification: Solving the Spam Crisis

Recent WHOIS Report Overlooking Fundamental Issue?

ICC and the U.N. Takeover

Lobbying for Whois Privacy

Analyzing The Inbox of a Spammer's Domain