[KyOSS Discuss] Possible topics: VPNs, DNScrypt, blockchain, ...

John Hicks johnhicks at gulfbridge.net
Sat Apr 8 16:57:59 EDT 2017


Add "encrypted DNS" to the list of possible security toppics, e.g. 
DNScrypt https://www.opendns.com/about/innovations/dnscrypt/


On 04/08/2017 04:41 PM, John Hicks wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> Our monthly meeting is next Wednesday (April 12, 6:30 p.m. 700 N. 
> Hurstbourne Pkwy. etc.)
>
> Time to discuss topics for the meeting.
>
> A couple of topics have been rolling around in my head lately:
>
> -- With all the brouhaha over internet privacy of late, there's been a 
> lot of talk about using VPNs for more privacy. That should be a pretty 
> straight-forward service to set up under Linux, but I've never done 
> it. And I'd like to learn how.
>
> There are probably some other privacy-related topics we could cover 
> too. HTTPS-everywhere, encryption in general, encrypted email, 
> alternate DNS services, etc.
>
> -- Bitcoin has been around for a while now and isn't going away. And 
> we sometimes hear about possible Bitcoin alternatives. More and more 
> lately, we hear about the use of the blockchain (a core part of 
> Bitcoin) being used for other purposes. I'd like to learn more about 
> all this.
>
> Anyone experienced in any of the above subjects that wants to help 
> guide us?
>
> Any other "topical" topics we might want to cover?
>
> Your input welcomed.
>
> Thanks,
>
> - John
>
>
>
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