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Fighting Spam on RIPE Labs

Mirjam Kühne — Dec 31, 2009 10:20 AM

When I returned to work after Christmas, I found a lot of activity in the forums on the RIPE Labs site.

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Testing your Resolver for DNS reply size issues

Anand Buddhdev — Dec 21, 2009 08:35 PM

Some weeks ago, we installed a reply-size tester application at the global instances of K-root. We want to make this test available to more people, in an easy-to-use way. We have therefore written a Java application for this purpose.

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IPv6 Measurements - A Compilation

Mirjam Kühne — Dec 09, 2009 01:15 PM

This is the first part of the IPv6 measurements compilation - a list of IPv6 measurements conducted by various individuals and organisations.

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Preparing K-root for a Signed Root Zone

Andrei Robachevsky — Nov 30, 2009 04:50 PM

Earlier this year, ICANN and VeriSign announced plans to sign the DNS root zone, using DNSSEC. DNSSEC is a set of extensions to the DNS protocol which allow one to digitally sign the records in a zone and allow a client to verify the authenticity of these records.

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Updated Version of NetSense

Erik Romijn — Nov 25, 2009 10:25 AM

We got a lot of useful feedback from the Information Services demo stand at RIPE59 in Lisbon and already implemented some of the suggestions. Find here a list of changes.

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Untunneling IPv6

Franz Schwarzinger — Nov 16, 2009 10:30 AM

For more than five years now, the RIPE NCC has been measuring the number of native (no IPv4 transit) versus tunneled (IPv6 traffic whose path includes transit via IPv4 tunnels) IPv6 interconnections in the core of the Internet. These measurements have been conducted using the Test Traffic Measurement network. In this article, we look at the collected data to see whether and how much IPv6 interconnections have improved.

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First Itojun Service Award Presented to Lorenzo Colitti and Erik Kline of Google

Mirjam Kühne — Nov 13, 2009 08:40 AM

The first Itojun Service Award has been presented to Lorenzo Colitti and Erik Kline of Google for their outstanding contributions to the development and deployment of IPv6, in particular for their sustained efforts to make significant commercial content available over IPv6.

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IPv6 Panel Discussion Results

Maarten Botterman — Oct 29, 2009 01:25 PM

Having evaluated the outcomes of the EU IPv6 Deployment Survey and presented them at various meetings during the past few weeks, I was curious to find out if the outcomes would be different when asking the same questions to the RIPE community.

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