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DNS Privacy Workshop 2017 - Programme

8:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration
8:55 am - 9:00 am

Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Session 1: Privacy Protocols

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:30 pm Session 2: The Leaky DNS Boat
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Session 3: Encryption to the Rescue?
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Coffee Break

3:45 pm - 4:20 pm 

Session 4: Going Forward: Engineering and Future Directions

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm Breakout Session
5:20 pm 

Closing Remarks

Link to slides for workshop:

(Remote participation details are at the bottom of this page.) 

8:55 am - Opening Remarks

Chairs: Allison Mankin and Sara Dickinson

9:00 am - Session 1: Privacy Protocols

Invited Talk: How DNS Works in Tor & Its Anonymity Implications

Authors: Benjamin Greschbach (KTH Royal Institute of Tech.), Tobias Pulls (Karlstad University), Laura M. Roberts  (Princeton University), Philipp Winter  (Princeton University), Nick Feamster (Princeton University)

Speaker: Laura M. Roberts (Princeton University)

DNS Privacy through Mixnets and Micropayments

Speaker: Christian Huitema (Private Octopus Inc.)

Towards Secure Name Resolution on the Internet - GNS

Authors: Christian Grothoff (Inria), Matthias Wachs (TU Munich), Monika Ermert (Heise Verlag), Jacob Appelbaum

Speaker: Christian Grothoff

10:15 am - Coffee Break

10:45 am - Session 2: The Leaky DNS Boat

Changing DNS Usage Profiles for Increased Privacy Protection

Speaker: Wes Hardaker (USC/ISI)

DNS-DNS: DNS-based De-NAT Scheme

Authors: Liran Orevi (Verint Inc.), Amir Herzberg (Bar Ilan University), Haim Zlatokrilov (TBD), Dolev Sigron (Bar Ilan University) 

Speaker: Amir Herzberg

Invited Talk: Can NSEC5 be practical for DNSSEC deployments?

Authors: Sharon Goldberg (Boston University), Dimitrios Papadopoulos (Boston University), Duane Wessels (Verisign), Shumon Huque (Salesforce), Moni Naor (Boston University), Jan Vcelak (NS1), and Leonid Reyzin (Boston University)

Speaker: Sharon Goldberg

Invited Talk: Privacy analysis of the DNS-based protocol for obtaining inclusion proof

Authors: Eran Messeri (Google), Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU), Sara Dickinson (Sinodun), Melinda Shore (Fastly), Martin Šrámek (Google).

Speaker: Eran Messeri

Panel Discussion: The Tension between DNS Privacy and DNS Service Management

Panel Members: Merike Kaeo (Farsight Security), John Heidemann (USC/ISI), Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU)

Moderator: Allison Mankin

12:30 pm - Lunch

1:30 pm - Session 3: Encryption to the Rescue?

The Usability Challenge for DNS Privacy and End Users

Authors: Sara Dickinson (Sinodun), Allison Mankin (Salesforce), Willem Toorop (NLnet Labs)

Speaker: Sara Dickinson

Invited Talk: An Empirical Comparison of DNS Padding Schemes

Speaker: Daniel Kahn Gillmor (ACLU)

DNS Service Discovery Privacy

Speaker: Christian Huitema (Private Octopus Inc.)

Trustworthy DNS Privacy Services

Authors: Willem Toorop (NLnet Labs), Melinda Shore (Fastly), Benno Overeinder (NLnet Labs)

Speaker: Willem Toorop

EIL: Dealing with the Privacy Problem of ECS 

Authors: Lanlan Pan (CINIC), Xin Zhang (CINIC), and Anlei Hu (CINIC)

Speaker: Lanlan Pan

3:15 pm - Coffee Break

3:45 pm - Session 4: Going Forward: Engineering and Future Directions

Panel Discussion: DNS-over-TLS Service Provision Challenges: Testing, Verification,

Stephane Bortzmeyer (AFNIC), Paul Hoffman (ICANN), Willem Toorop (NLnet Labs)

Moderator: Sara Dickinson

4:20 pm - Breakout session:  

Working groups creating content for the workshop report including conclusions, recognised challenges and research agenda recommendations. 

5:20 pm - Closing Remarks

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