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Simon Waters

Joined on June 14, 2003
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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.


An Attack on DNS is an Attack on the Internet

ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?

ICANN Responsible for Domain Name Trademark Mess

Ties That Bind

ICANN Responsible for Domain Name Trademark Mess

More on 'Researchers Hijack Storm Worm to Track Profits'

On Why and How the Internet Needs to Be Governed

Universities Spending $80K to Over $100K Per Year on Policing P2P Activities

Recent Bank Merger Names Already Cybersquatted

U.S. Not Vulnerable to Type of Cyberattacks Launched at Georgia

IPv6 Considered a Problem by Some Users

Is Anti-Virus Dead?

Just a Matter of Time Before DNS Attack Code Might Surface

Is It Time to Create a Market for IPv4 Addresses?

Censorship: A Threat to the Stability and Security of the DNS?

Google Surpasses Supercomputer Community, Unnoticed?

Microsoft's Contribution Was TCP/IP

Trust in Email Begins with Authentication

Thus Ends the Stupid Network Model?

Getting Rid of Whois

In Praise of OpenDNS and a Wii Factoid

Where are DNS Root Servers? See them on Google Maps

How Spammers Get Around SPF

CAN-SPAM Defendant Awarded $111k in Fees/Costs: Gordon v. Virtumundo

Domain Ads Generating Twice the Conversion Rate of Search Ads

Hotmail Running Its Own SMTP Variation

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

Social Networking and Web 2.0 Creating DNS Performance Issues for Carriers

IE Namespace: We Need Personal Domains!

The Fragile Network

AFNIC and DNS Server Redelegation

Why is .EU Trying to Destroy the Internet?

More than 99% of Email is Spam?

What is Anti-Spam?

ICANN Ordered by Illinois Court to Suspend

Internet Governance: An Antispam Perspective

Phishing: An Interesting Twist on a Common Scam

Europe is to the US Controlled GPS as Europe is to the US Controlled DNS Root?

Internet Governance: An Antispam Perspective

Why I Am Participating in the ORSN Project

So You Think You're Safe from DNS Cache Poisoning?

About Those Root Servers

An Infrastructure TLD: Avoiding the Side Effects of Today's .Net

There Is No "Spam Problem"

Topic Interests

DNSCybersecurityThreat IntelligenceSpamVoIPTelecomEmailWhoisDomain NamesNew TLDsICANNDNS SecurityInternet GovernanceCyberattackCybercrimeRegional RegistriesNetworksWebMobile InternetDDoS AttackCensorshipInternet ProtocolNet NeutralityPolicy & RegulationIPv6 TransitionPrivacyAccess Providers IPv4 MarketsMalwareDomain ManagementLawP2PBrand ProtectionUDRP

Recent Blogs

More than 99% of Email is Spam?

False Positives and Ignorance

There Is No "Spam Problem"

Have You Monitored Your DNS Performance Lately?

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Have You Monitored Your DNS Performance Lately?

More than 99% of Email is Spam?

There Is No "Spam Problem"

False Positives and Ignorance