Alun Davies

Qasim Lone: Something's Wrong on the Internet

Alun Davies
Contributors: Qasim Lone


The Internet is hardly foolproof in its design, and whether by accident or on purpose, the people who use and operate it sometimes don't do things they should or do do things they shouldn't. Qasim Lone talks about strange goings on he's investigated and how RIPE Atlas can help researchers in the field.

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Show notes:

01:00 - RIPE Atlas

01:53 - SLAC

02:59 - Read Qasim on Why SAV is Still a Problem

04:37 - Other research from Qasim and colleagues on SAV

06:02 - RFCs 2827 and 3704 describe SAV implementation

06:35 - IPv4 lease time article

07:48 - The DNS Root Manipulation article

09:10 - Manu Bretelle's email to DNS-operations mailing list

18:17 - Qasim on 240/4

23:15 - RFC 3330 describes specialised IPv4 address blocks assigned by IANA

29:00 - Listen to our episode on bias in Internet measurements

36:30 - SEE 12 takes place in Athens this April

37:45 - ...and CAPIF 3 is coming up this September!


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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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