Erica Portnoy

Erica develops Certbot, the web's https-enabling robot buddy. She earned her BSE in computer science at Princeton, where she researched oblivious computation for messaging privacy and took two different classes where she had to watch Star Trek for homework. Upon graduating, she protected authentication tokens in secure enclaves and experimented with searchable encryption. She likes dogs, the pouring rain, and being right.

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"The FCC’s latest plan to kill net neutrality is still riddled with technical errors and factual inaccuracies." (Photo: Joseph Gruber/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, December 07, 2017
The FCC Still Doesn’t Know How the Internet Works
Earlier this year nearly 200 Internet engineers and computer scientists sent a letter to the FCC that explained facts about the structure, history, and evolving nature of the Internet . The reasons we laid out in that letter for writing it then still apply to the draft now: Based on certain...
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