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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

May 2014


From Communications of the ACM

The NSA and Snowden: Securing the All-Seeing Eye

The NSA and Snowden

How good security at the NSA could have stopped him.


From Communications of the ACM

A Primer on Provenance

A Primer on Provenance

Better understanding data requires tracking its history and context.


From Communications of the ACM

Don't Settle for Eventual Consistency

Don't Settle for Eventual Consistency

Stronger properties for low-latency geo-replicated storage.