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

John Hicks johnhicks at gulfbridge.net
Tue Apr 11 13:50:26 EDT 2017


Sounds interesting, Aaron. I look forward to hearing about it.

- John


On 04/11/2017 10:16 AM, Aaron Drake wrote:
> encryption *algorithms* to be precise, these are used in certain 
> protocols and various contexts
>
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Aaron Drake <ajdrake at gmail.com 
> <mailto:ajdrake at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     I'd be able to do a discussion on encryption in general. I have
>     some source code I can review for encryption protocols and how
>     they can lead into applied technology.
>
>     On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 2:08 AM, JAMES Troy <jetroy2 at comcast.net
>     <mailto:jetroy2 at comcast.net>> wrote:
>
>         It's never too early to start learning about computers😋
>
>>         On April 8, 2017 at 5:05 PM Britt Dodd <brittman914 at gmail.com
>>         <mailto:brittman914 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Topics I can talk about:
>>
>>         * Ansible
>>         * OpenVPN
>>         * Dockerizing init.d services with supervisor (working on a
>>         QuickBooks server docker container)
>>         * Consul / Nomad
>>         * BackupPC
>>
>>         Unfortunately my wife will be out of town next week, and I'm
>>         not sure of my two-and-a-half year old will enjoy open source
>>         presentations, but I'll be happy to do a presentation next time!
>>
>>         Britt
>>
>>
>>         On Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 16:58 John Hicks
>>         <johnhicks at gulfbridge.net <mailto:johnhicks at gulfbridge.net>>
>>         wrote:
>>
>>             Add "encrypted DNS" to the list of possible security
>>             toppics, e.g.
>>             DNScrypt
>>             https://www.opendns.com/about/innovations/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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