I don't make these posts to claim they're the "best links from the past week" or anything like that. So instead, let's just say they're some of the more interesting links I've read recently enough to want to post them. :)
Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications (pdf) -- Excellent report on why requiring a channel for law-enforcement access to encrypted data can only make us less secure in practice.
Choosing a Linux Tracer (2015) -- Very good review of Linux Tracers by Brendan Gregg