In the article “why has encrypted email not taken off” I looked at some of the barriers to the widespread adoption of secure email. Certificate revocation was one factor discussed.
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During the late 1980’s and early 1990’s I spent a great deal of my time, and European Research funding, working on the Paradise project. Was it worth the effort?
Continue reading “Paradise Lost?”
It all started in the basement of the Computer Science department of University College London in about 1988. I was working alongside Paul Sharpe of then of GEC, who was working on user agents on the Thorn project.
Continue reading “Prehistory of LDAP”