Articles By Scott Bradner

Time to dump that Mastercard?

Time to dump that Mastercard?

Half of the shoes have dropped on CardSystems, but it’s unclear whether the others will. They should, and this company...

August 18th, 2005 Scott Bradner
A meaningless court win?

A meaningless court win?

Early in the morning of July 4, NASA purposefully crashed an 820-pound chunk of metal into a comet at about...

August 4th, 2005 Scott Bradner
CardSystems should suffer

CardSystems should suffer

We have a new leader in the race to see which vendor can quantitatively show the least regard for the...

July 21st, 2005 Scott Bradner
Is Googlezon in your future?

Is Googlezon in your future?

Observers keep saying that the ‘Net changes everything. Well, maybe not everything but the ‘Net does change a lot of...

July 7th, 2005 Scott Bradner
An inherent conflict of interest

An inherent conflict of interest

Microsoft is getting into the “anti” business. That is, the anti-spyware, anti-virus and, in general, anti-bad stuff business. The anti...

June 23rd, 2005 Scott Bradner
A not-all-powerful plan of action

A not-all-powerful plan of action

The powers that be in New York City have concluded that telecom networks are at least as important to the...

June 9th, 2005 Scott Bradner
US deputy assistant secretary of state

US deputy assistant secretary of state

Last month I wrote about the U.S. government’s efforts to keep the pending electronic passport from being too secure. I...

May 26th, 2005 Scott Bradner
Carrying a target in your pocket

Carrying a target in your pocket

After a series of closed meetings, the U.N.-sponsored International Civil Aviation Organization developed an international standard for electronic passports. The...

May 12th, 2005 Scott Bradner
Implications of an improving Internet

Implications of an improving Internet

Most of the Internet has been getting better over the past few years. In much of the world, the Internet...

April 28th, 2005 Scott Bradner
Refusal, ignorance, arrogance or PR?

Refusal, ignorance, arrogance or PR?

In mid-March, French news service Agence France Presse sued Google Inc. in a U.S. District Court for copyright violations. The...

April 14th, 2005 Scott Bradner