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Emile Aben

Location: Amsterdam, NL

I'm a system architect at the RIPE NCC, where I work in the science group. I'm a chemist by training, but have been working since 1998 on Internet related things, as a sysadmin, security consultant, web developer and researcher. I am interested in technology changes (like IPv6 deployment), Internet measurement, data analysis, data visualization and security. When I'm not working I like to play electric guitar and run in circles, while listening to music.

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The Internet in North Korea - Hanging by a Single Thread?
The Internet in North Korea - Hanging by a Single Thread?
Emile Aben — Aug 26, 2015 11:50 AM

North Korea is one of the most secluded countries in the world, but it is nonetheless connected to the Internet. We investigate North Korea's Internet connectivity in light of recent outages and discuss the fragile nature of its setup.

Improving RIPE Atlas Coverage - Which Networks Are Missing?
Improving RIPE Atlas Coverage - Which Networks Are Missing?
Emile Aben — Jul 02, 2015 12:10 PM

In this article we compare RIPE Atlas deployment against user population estimates provided by APNIC to see which eyeball networks are missing out on RIPE Atlas probes.

Measuring Countries and IXPs in the SEE Region
Measuring Countries and IXPs in the SEE Region
Emile Aben — Apr 24, 2015 11:25 AM

We looked at Internet measurements for the South East Europe (SEE) region in order to share these with attendees at the SEE 4 Meeting that took place from 21-22 April 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. This is the long version of the lightning talk Vesna Manojlovic gave at SEE 4.

#facebookdown? What Internet Measurement Data Shows
#facebookdown? What Internet Measurement Data Shows
Emile Aben — Jan 27, 2015 11:55 PM

While at this point it is still unclear what exactly happened at Facebook this morning (27 January), we collect data on the Internet control plane (BGP) and data plane that allows us to provide some insight into what happened with Facebook's connectivity to the rest of the Internet.

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