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Could Blockchain Help in Interdomain Routing Security?
Could Blockchain Help in Interdomain Routing Security?
Jordi Paillissé Vilanova — 30 May 2018

Blockchain technology is attracting a lot of attention among the security community since it provides a way to exchange information among a set of distrusting entities without the use of digital certificates and centralised control. Blockchain provides means for distrusting parties to reach consensus in a distributed way. Although the main application of blockchains are financial systems, their use in the field of networking is currently being explored (e.g., Blockstack or Namecoin). … Read more

What Drives IPv6 Deployment?
What Drives IPv6 Deployment?
Geoff Huston — 23 May 2018

It’s been almost seven years since World IPv6 Launch day on 6 June 2011 (*). In those seven years, we’ve managed to place ever-increasing pressure on the dwindling pools of available IPv4 addresses, but we have still been unable to complete the transition to an all-IPv6 Internet.… Read more