Russian Internet regulation has a relatively long history, with most changes having taken place in the last 10 years. In 2018, the so-called "Sovereign Internet" regulation was proposed. But only in 2021 did it really start to touch on Internet name and number resources. This article is about what …
Petros Gigis is a PhD student in Computer Science at the University College London. More
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In this article, we present the first generic methodology to measure the expansion of Hypergiants in other networks; i.e., Hypergiant off-nets. Our findings show that the number of networks hosting Hypergiant off-nets has tripled from 2013 to 2021, reaching 4.5k networks. Our analysis also shows t…
Pavlos Sermpezis is a researcher at Datalab (datalab.csd.auth.gr), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His research is mainly on data science, Internet routing and measurements. More
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This article aims to raise awareness about bias in the Internet measurement infrastructure; e.g., RIPE Atlas, RIPE RIS. What is bias? Is the infrastructure biased? Is it a problem? The article discusses these issues and presents data that can help users to interpret or conduct measurements.
Zahir Qasrawi, an information security professional, board member of ISOC-Palestine chapter, and Member of ISOC Chapters Advisory Council Steering Committee (ChAC-SC), has a B.Sc. majored in Electrical Engineering, and he also has M.Sc. in Scientific Computing from Birzeit University in Palestine. Qasrawi has several certificates and training in computer networks … More
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In today's world, the need for a stable and continuous Internet connection is often a matter of urgency, but infrastructure failures and political conflicts can cause connectivity interruptions at both the local and international levels. Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) play an important role in hel…
Sankalp Basavaraj is a Senior Architect who has helped 300+ companies worldwide in efficiently enabling their internet presence. His expertise spans across multiple tech arenas such as web performance, analytics, enterprise/cyber security and network engineering. He is serving member of advisory Panel in INTERNET STANDARDS, SECURITY AND SAFETY COALITION (IS3C). … More
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The last two years stood witness to multiple Internet outages causing massive disruptions across the globe. Among views on how to make the situation better, a prevalent theory is that multi-Cloud, multi-CDNs (Content Delivery Networks) are inevitable and are the holy grail of the Internet. This art…
Dr. Farzaneh Badiei is the founder of Digital Medusa, an initiative that focuses on protecting the core values of our global digital space with sound governance. For the past decade, Dr Badiei has directed and led projects about Internet and social media governance.She has undertaken research at Yale Law School, … More
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Sanctions that affect Internet traffic have been under-discussed for a long time. As a result, it's as yet unclear to what extent sanctions might affect Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and traffic destined for or coming from Russia. In order to help shed some light on the issue, this article takes…
Owen Bennett is a senior public policy manager at the Mozilla Corporation, the not-for-profit tech company and maker of the Firefox web browser. His professional expertise is policy and law surrounding European content regulation, but he also follows developments in European policy surrounding cybercrime, cybersecurity, and competition. Owen has been … More
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Upcoming EU legislation could undermine years of progress in cybersecurity, and weaken our first line of defence against cybercrime and malicious network interference.
Leo has been involved with the management of Internet Number Resources at ISPs, the RIPE NCC, and in ICANN's IANA team. He now runs a small business providing bespoke services to a number of Internet-space organizations. He is currently co-chairs the Address Policy WG and chairs the Code of Conduct … More
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virtualUKNOF took place on 1 March 2022. Looking back at lessons learnt from hybrid industry events over the past year, the panel explored the technical, social, and organisational impact of enabling people to participate in events together both online or in person.
Christer Weinigel is an independent contractor focusing on embedded software and working close to the hardware. At Netnod, he has worked on the NTS RFC and has recently been focused on Netnod's FPGA implementation of the NTP and NTS protocols. More
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Network Time Security (NTS) adds a vital layer of security to Network Time Protocol (NTP) services. Having carried out their software implementation of NTS back in 2019, Netnod has now implemented NTS at the hardware level.
I work at AFNIC (the registry of .fr domain names), in the R&D department, on, among other things, DNS, security, statistics. More
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There have been several calls for Russian Internet networks to be shut down in one way or another and announcements that Russia is going to make such cuts. In this article, Stéphane Bortzmeyer explores the issue from a technical point of view.