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@alexstamos is giving the keynote at USENIX Security 2019. He's starting out by being nervous and saying he's not going to say new stuff.

His title of "adjunct professor", where (as we know) "adjunct" is Latin for "not really a".

But why speak? Because we're not doing so hot.
This is very clear in the way that the public is treating us. Silicon Valley is a whole show devoted to making fun of us. The tone has changed over time; darker

That's something we need to take responsibility for. There are fundamental problems with how we teach and do security
Everything people do over the last 10 years has been revolutionized by technology but the way that we treat people has not kept up.

We're way too in love with complexity. That's how we choose what to do and what to concentrate on.
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Next talk at #pepr19 will be about "mandating the forbidden", and implementing privacy by design in production abuse systems, by Andy Schou from @Google.

I'm super exciting about this: privacy/security trade-offs in abuse systems are crucial and not discussed nearly enough.
@Google Anti-abuse system used to be a feature. It's becoming a mandate.

The speaker mentions the "Christchurch call": christchurchcall.com/call.html
@Google Reported users are users. Their data is user data, and legitimate users are often reported. You can't just make abuse a completely separate thing.
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