Alun Davies

Louis Pétiniaud: Mapping the Geopolitical Internet

Alun Davies

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Mapping the dialectical relationship between the Internet and rivalries of power and influence across territories calls on expertise from a variety of disciplines. On the RIPE Labs Podcast, Louis Pétiniaud discusses how he and colleagues at GEODE are investigating the geopolitical Internet.

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01:14 - The GEODE website where you can also find a list of researchers at the GEODE center

01:24 – The most recent article from the GEODE team on RIPE Labs (runner up in the RIPE Labs article competition for RIPE 86)

01:29 – Louis’ presentation at RIPE 86 (video; slides)

01:48 – RIPE Atlas and RIPE RIS

07:23 – Article by Louis and colleagues on mapping the routes of the Internet in Eastern Ukraine

09:53 – Article Louis co-authored on digital routes and borders in the Middle East

14:12 – You can see the visualisations referred to in Louis’s slides from RIPE 86

18:08 – ITU infrastructure connectivity map

21: 54 – Emile Aben, Romain Fontugne, Ksenia Ermoshina on the Internet in Crimea


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About the author

Alun Davies Based in Amsterdam

Hailing from a research background in philosophy, linguistics and computer science, I came to the RIPE NCC back in 2016 and took on the role of RIPE Labs Editor in 2020.

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