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Key Factors for the Successful Entry of Developing Countries into the Internet of Things

Key Factors for the Successful Entry of Developing Countries into the Internet of Things

Farzad Ebrahimi

8 min read

The Internet of Things can improve everyday life, increase efficiency in industry processes and even contribute to the transformation of countries. It's of great importance for countries to plan their entry into the Internet of Things market so they can benefit from its potential.

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Power Prefixes Prioritisation for Smarter BGP Reconvergence

Power Prefixes Prioritisation for Smarter BGP Reconvergence

Juan Brenes

7 min read

Every day the Internet experiences failures that affect the reachability of certain zones (i.e prefixes), such as cities, countries, etc. Whenever such events happen, the routing information, which is the path that information must follow in order to get from one place to another, must be upda…

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When a Vague Idea Becomes a Hackathon Challenge

When a Vague Idea Becomes a Hackathon Challenge

Sofía Silva Berenguer

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A few weeks ago, I had the chance to participate in a hackathon organised by LACNIC. The event was held in Montevideo, Uruguay, which also happens to be my home town.

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Establishing Jurisdiction Online: the Problem of the Access-based Jurisdictional Principle

Establishing Jurisdiction Online: the Problem of the Access-based Jurisdictional Principle

Sara Solmone

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The advent of the Internet has posed numerous challenges to regulators worldwide. One of these challenges concerns the uncertainty about the meaning of State jurisdiction online according to international law.

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Hacking with Stroopwafels, Mate and Peppa Pig

Hacking with Stroopwafels, Mate and Peppa Pig

Michela Galante

7 min read

We were invited to take part in the first hackathon organised by LACNIC in Montevideo, Uruguay. In this article I want to share my experience as observer and share the differences that I noticed between this and the hackathons that we have held. We'll also focus on the challenge that we proposed: a…

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Celebrating 10,000 Active RIPE Atlas Probes

Celebrating 10,000 Active RIPE Atlas Probes

Alun Davies

9 min read

In August 2017, just short of seven years after RIPE Atlas was launched, the number of connected RIPE Atlas probes hit 10,000. That’s a lot of probes and it marks a big moment for the RIPE Atlas project.

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When Internet Interconnection Trouble Occurs, Immediate Coordination Kicks in

When Internet Interconnection Trouble Occurs, Immediate Coordination Kicks in

Uta Meier-Hahn

14 min read

For the majority of people in developed countries, the Internet is invisible most of the time. A socket in the wall, a cell site atop a building, a WiFi password written on a restaurant menu – only rarely are we reminded of the fact that Internet connectivity is not just there like a natural resour…

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Networking with Attendees at a RIPE Meeting? There's an App for That!

Networking with Attendees at a RIPE Meeting? There's an App for That!

Adam Castle

5 min read

The RIPE Networking App is an easy way to connect to fellow RIPE Meeting attendees.

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Experiences from NLNOG Day 2017

Experiences from NLNOG Day 2017

Vesna Manojlovic

7 min read

The Dutch Network Operators Group had its annual conference on 8 September 2017 in Amsterdam. I was there to collect feedback about RIPE NCC services, talk about increasing diversity, organising hackathons and cross-connecting between communities.

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The First Iranian NOG - IRNOG1

The First Iranian NOG - IRNOG1

Milad Afshari

6 min read

IRNOG is one of the youngest network operators groups. We organised our first meeting earlier this year and we are looking forward to work with other NOGs worldwide.

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