About this blog…

I am employed by Netnod as head of engineering, research and development and am among other things chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee at ICANN. You can find CV and photos of me at this page.

As I wear so many hats, I find it being necessary to somewhere express my personal view on things. This is the location where that happens. Postings on this blog, or at Facebook, Twitter etc, falls under this policy.

The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Netnod or any other of the organisations I have connections to.

Eurpaparlamentets och Rådets Direktiv (EU) 2016/2102

25 januari håller Näringsdepartementet ett informationsmöte relaterat till den Svenska implementationen av Eurpaparlamentets och Rådets Direktiv (EU) 2016/2102. Jag är besviken på det direktivet av ett par olika anledningar och hoppas den svenska implementationen kan bli tydligare än direktivet.

Först och främst är jag bekymrad över att begrepp som robust och tillgänglig tagits över av […]

People Location Protocol – PLOP

Once upon a time, I wrote this together with my friend Dirk…

Updated: I also found a presentation from 1999 about it: plop.pdf

INTERNET-DRAFT Patrik Faltstrom <draft-faltstrom-plop-01.txt> Dirk-Willem van Gulik April 8, 1997 expires July 8, 1997 The People Location Protocol Status of this Memo This document is an Internet-Draft. Internet-Drafts are working documents of […]

DNSSEC celebration

At the IETF-78 meeting in Maastricht, Netherlands, there was a celebration of the signing of the root zone. Champagne was served, and at while walking out of the plenary we also got cookies and a sticker.

17 years of hard work, and all we got was a sticker ;-)

At the IETF-78 meeting […]

IPv6 better than IPv4 at IETF-77

At the IETF meeting in Anaheim, USA, the internet access this morning was broken for IPv4, while IPv6 works like a charm.

I think we will see more and more of this in the future. It is interesting sitting here surfing around, making phone calls etc, and see what services work. Some do not, and […]