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

Farzad Ebrahimi

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

Juan Brenes

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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RIPE Atlas Probes as IoT Devices

Robert Kisteleki

It's possible to look at RIPE Atlas probes from the perspective of IoT - a key element of the service is the physical devices deployed all over the world. Read on to find some interesting insights from this perspective.

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Evaluation of Hurricane Harvey's Effects on the Internet's Edge

John Heidemann

On August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in south Texas, causing widespread property damage, displacing more than 30,000 people, and costing more than 45 lives (as of 2017-09-01). We sympathize with those who were hurt by this disaster, and hope for swift recovery for the region. Here we e…

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The Handle System: IoT-Express or Digital Putsch?

Karim Farhat

Please read this guest post by Karim Farhat, PhD student at the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology: The promise of vast new markets has created an array of alliances and consortia to develop competing standards and protocols for the Internet of Things (IoT). The ITU - …

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IoT Turning Evil

Ivana Tomic

Internet of Things (IoT) emerged as a complex cyber-physical system that allows smart devices to sense the environment and modify it accordingly to enhance the way we work and live. The existence of such a large network of interconnected entities poses major security and privacy issues that prevent…

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The Secrets of De-Peering

Uta Meier-Hahn

There are many resources available to learn about Internet peering. But when it comes to de-peering, networkers are mostly left with their gut feeling.

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SHA2017: Hackers' Camping, RIPE Topics

Vesna Manojlovic

Today begins the newest edition of four-yearly Dutch summer camping conferences for and by hackers: SHA2017. Since there is an overlap between topics and participants within the RIPE community, this is an invitation to the talks and workshops that might interest you.

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Detecting Network Outages with RIPE Atlas

Anant Shah

This post describes a technique to detect bursty TCP disconnections, and how it can be used on RIPE Atlas data to better detect outages in the Internet.

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Public Policy Demands Better Statistics

George Michaelson

This is a story about science and data and how we need to apply rigour if we want to use data to inform and influence policy decisions. It is also a story about HTTPS.

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