Dr Nathaniel Borenstein
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Dr Nathaniel Borenstein is chief scientist for cloud-based email management company Mimecast. Nathaniel is the co-creator of the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) email standard and developer of the Andrew Mail System, metamail software and the Safe-Tcl programming language.

Previously, Nathaniel worked as an IBM Distinguished Engineer, responsible for research and standards strategy for the Lotus brand, and as a faculty member at the University of Michigan and Carnegie-Mellon University. He also founded two successful Internet cloud service start-ups; First Virtual Holdings, the first Internet payment system; and NetPOS, the first Internet-centric point-of-sale system.

At Mimecast, he is responsible for driving the company’s product evolution and technological innovation. Nathaniel is a regular commentator on the technology industry and his views have been featured in press around the world.

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Vint Cerf is Too Modest; Internet Access is a Human Right

Posted 12 January 2012 | 14:49:01 (EST)

In his 4 January op-ed piece, Vint Cerf argued that internet access is not a human right. While I consider Vint a friend and have tremendous respect for his achievements, I think he's wrong in this case. Perhaps out of modesty, the man often called the "father of...

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