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BGP Route Origin Validation
David Murray — Jul 22, 2010 09:35 AM

A brief look at the effects of BGP route origin validation on mis-announcements and hijackings.

IPv6 RIPEness Update and Methodology
Mirjam Kühne — Jul 20, 2010 04:00 PM

This is the first in a series of "interesting graphs" we are publishing in CircleID on a regular basis. The graph will always be published on RIPE Labs as well together with additional information and details. Here we will also describe the methodology used when producing those statistics.

RIPE Labs 2.0 is going live
Mirjam Kühne — Jul 15, 2010 01:30 PM

RIPE Labs has been migrated to a new platform. At the same time we added some more functionality and made it easier to participate and navigate.

Terms and Conditions for Data Access
Site Administrator — Jul 10, 2010 03:45 PM

Terms and Conditions for Data Access. Please note that due to the implementation of the RIPE NCC Access system, we are currently unable to register new users for this prototype service. Existing data users can still access the data with their usual credentials.

ExaBGP - A new Tool to Interact with BGP
Thomas Mangin — Jul 08, 2010 10:10 AM

ExaBGP is a new application designed to provide an easy way for programmers and system admistrators to interact with BGP networks.

Economic Incentives for Cooperation to Fight Spam
John S. Quarterman — Jul 06, 2010 09:30 AM

Around 90% of all email is spam, and the situation is not getting better. The IIAR project at the University of Texas is building econometric models for economic incentives for Internet email providers, so that they can better prevent and deal with spam and botnets.

Interesting Graph - RIPE DB Objects
Robert Kisteleki — Jun 24, 2010 08:50 AM

This graph shows how the number of various RIPE Database objects evolved over time, in particular domain, intenum, route and aut_num objects.

Routing Information Service (RIS) Raw Dataset
Erik Romijn — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

The Routing Information Service (RIS) is a RIPE NCC project to collect and store Internet routing data. Both BGP updates and RIB dumps are collected and stored. The data is then made available to the Internet community for troubleshooting and research.

The Waikato Internet Traffic Storage (WITS) Passive Datasets
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This data is a mirror of the passive (i.e. traffic trace) datasets stored at the WITS archive that is maintained by the WAND research group. Because bandwidth is expensive in New Zealand it is very beneficial for the WAND research group to have this data hosted elsewhere.

Reverse DNS Delegations
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This dataset consists of a daily snapshot of the reverse zones ( and as published by the RIRs on their public FTP servers in the /pub/zones/ directory. The RIRs use this data operationally. The zones under and are assembled from these files.

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