Blog

Least Authority officially launches operations in Berlin, Germany

Anamika Ved on March 13, 2017 Press Release: Least Authority Enterprises, which makes products and services for secure online storage recently launched its operations in Berlin, Germany, by founding a new company, Least Authority TFA GmbH. Least Authority’s products are based on Tahoe-LAFS – the highly regarded open source, decentralized, encrypted file-storage

Read More »

Privacy Technologies for Bitcoin

By the Zerocash Team, Greg Maxwell, and Least Authority Introduction The world still needs Zerocash even though we now have Confidential Transactions. A message from Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn: At Least Authority, our mission is to bring verifiable end-to-end security to every user of the Internet. As a part of this mission, we are working on something

Read More »

A Bug in libsnark

Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn, Alessandro Chiesa, Eli Ben-Sasson, Eran Tromer, Madars Virza on May 16, 2015 A statement from Least Authority Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn writing: About us At Least Authority, some of the security audits that we’ve performed on behalf of others, and here is a contest we organized for others to find security flaws in our

Read More »

BLAKE2: “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” Than MD5

Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn on March 21, 2014 Best read while listening to Daft Punk: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger Why use BLAKE2 instead of Skein, Keccak (SHA-3), MD5, or SHA-1 as a secure hash function? BLAKE was the best-rated hash function in the SHA-3 competition NIST, in the final report of the SHA-3 competition, said this about

Read More »

Least Authority Joins Open Invention Network

Karen Rustad on November 6, 2013 Least Authority Enterprises has joined the ranks of the licensees of the Open Invention Network! Open Invention Network maintains a royalty-free patent pool that anyone who agrees to never assert patent claims against the Linux kernel can use. This both gives Linux a retaliatory weapon against future patent trolls

Read More »

LAFS Summit Next Week in San Francisco: Nov 11-13

The next LAFS summit starts next Monday, November 11! When: Monday 11-Nov-2013 (afternoon only) Tuesday 12-Nov 2013 (all day) Wednesday 13-Nov-2013 (all day) Where: The Mozilla SF Office, 2 Harrison (at Embarcadero) Who: at least Brian and Daira, plus everyone else who can make it We’ll have drinks and snacks, wifi, and an

Read More »

LAFS Featured on EFF Tech Blog

Karen Rustad on November 6, 2013 The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s tech blog has some lovely things to say about LAFS at S4. Snippet: Tahoe’s protections against third-party snooping and deletion have the kind of strong mathematical guarantees that reassure security experts that Tahoe-LAFS is well-defended against certain kinds of attack. That

Read More »
Archives