RIPE Atlas is constantly evolving, with the development team changing implementation on a regular basis. When proposed changes relate to behaviour, community input can be very helpful in choosing the best way forward. In this article, we look at proposals we have lined up and invite your feedback.
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I am the leader of the Research and Development team at the RIPE NCC leading a dedicated team of thinkers to support the RIPE community by providing network research, data analysis and prototype tool development and services including RIPE Atlas and RIPEstat.
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