Toad Hall

  • John Gilmore's home page

  • John's Supreme Court petition against a secret law: the federal requirement that people show ID to travel. (Gilmore v. Gonzales).
  • John's Court of Appeals lawsuit against the federal requirement that people show ID to travel inside the US (Gilmore v. Ashcroft/Gonzales).
  • John's earlier District Court lawsuit against the same ID-or-no-travel requirement (Gilmore v. Ashcroft).

  • Freedom of Speech in Software (Phil Salin's Patent Office submission re software patents)
  • Freedom of Speech in Software (ApacheCon speech by John)
  • 1970s Recording of NSA/NBS/Stanford DES cracking meeting
  • Paul Baran's 1964 papers on a design very very much like the Internet

  • System Administration tips
  • USENIX FaceSaver images - the early Unix community
  • Drug Policy Reform resources

  • A miserable failure of a President
  • Early pictures from the Iraq war that the US tried to censor so that Americans could not see them.

  • Linux FreeS/WAN Project to implement IP Security (IPSEC)
  • Grokmail, a mail reader's prioritizer (and a long-term cure for spam).
  • Domain Name System Security

  • Gzipped Binhex QuickTime movie of Frank Zappa in Prague (25MB)

  • Digital photos from John and his friends
  • Verio was censoring John Gilmore's email under anti-spam pressure (until he got a new ISP)
  • NYC World Trade Center photos, mirrored from Cryptome.
  • Gracenote/CDDB lawsuit filings