General News


2017 General News / Articles

  • 08-06-2017: Cisco visual networking index predicts global annual IP traffic to exceed three zettabytes by 2021.  [Cisco News]
  • 03-06-2017: Ethereum: the "next new internet"?  [Russ White]
  • 03-06-2017: WiFi now available on Mount Everest.  [HardOCP]  [VentureBeat]
  • 29-05-2017: NTP updated to spook-harden user comms.  [The Register]
  • 04-05-2017: The fat new pipes that link Facebook data centers.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 02-05-2017: Transatlantic link typo by Sweden's Telia broke Cloudflare in the US.  [The Register]
  • 12-04-2017: No more IP addresses for countries that shut down internet access.  [The Register]
  • 05-04-2017: Google invests in INDIGO submarine cable .  [Google Blog]  [DC Knowledge]
  • 18-01-2017: 100 Gbps link to Europe lights up to delight researchers.  [The Register]
  • 03-01-2017: Tier 1 carrier performance report.  [Russ White]  [Noction]

2016 General News / Articles

  • 30-12-2016: How Amazon, Google, and Facebook will bring down telcos.  [Wired]
  • 16-12-2016: A journey to the bottom of the Internet.  [Google Blog]  [YouTube]
  • 02-12-2016: Microsoft, IBM, Intel refuse to hand over family jewels to China.  [The Register]
  • 28-11-2016: CLI use will dwindle by 2020.  [Network Computing]
  • 03-11-2016: 54-Terabit submarine cable linking Asian nations goes live.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 02-11-2016: The world's telecoms are under threat from all sides.  [Wired]
  • 28-10-2016: AT&T plans to give business customers 400GbE data speeds in 2017.  [THG]
  • 19-10-2016: $100m trans-Tasman undersea cable on home stretch.  [NZ Herald]
  • 17-10-2016: Space, the ultimate network edge.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 12-10-2016: Facebook and Google to build transpacific submarine cable.  [DC Knowledge]  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [Wired]
  • 11-10-2016: Space laser network to beam bandwidth into Equinix data centers.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 29-08-2016: Iran rolls out domestic internet.  [BBC News]
  • 28-07-2016: Why America beat the Russians at building the Internet.  [Gizmodo]
  • 04-07-2016: Internet access is now a basic human right.  [Gizmodo]
  • 29-03-2016: Rolling the root.  [Geoff Huston]
  • 27-03-2016: DNZ zombies.  [Geoff Huston]
  • 22-03-2016: Utilization at ‘net interconnects.  [Russ White]  [CircleID]
  • 21-03-2016: The evolving role of DNS in today’s Internet infrastructure.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 14-03-2016: Transpacific data center connectivity hub launches in Seattle.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 22-02-2016: On the Internet everyone is connected to everyone else - right?  [Geoff Huston]
  • 07-02-2016: World’s Internet traffic to surpass one zettabyte this year.  [HardOCP]  [The Telegraph]

2015 General News / Articles

    • 29-12-2015: What’s wrong with the Internet?  [PacketU]
    • 17-12-2015: User errors often compromise encryption.  [Schneier]  [MIT]
    • 17-12-2015: When a single e-mail gives hackers full access to your network.  [Ars Technica]
    • 16-12-2015: Let's shut down the internet: Republicans vacate their mind bowels.  [The Register]  [ExtremeTech]  [Ars Technica]  [Engadget]
      • 18-12-2015: Why Trump can't shut down the Internet.  [NZ Herald]
    • 15-12-2015: Transatlantic cable lands in prefab modular landing stations.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 12-12-2015: Bittorrent still dominates Internet’s upstream traffic.  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
    • 03-12-2015: CloudFlare introduces HTTP/2.  [The Register]
    • 01-11-2015: How a group of neighbors created their own Internet service.  [Ars Technica]
    • 18-09-2015: Internet Doomsday scenario: how the web could suddenly fall apart.  [The Register]
    • 18-09-2015: For decades, the public was not allowed to view maps of the US Internet.  [Gizmodo]
    • 17-09-2015: FCC demands that providers report on submarine cable faults.  [The Register]
    • 09-09-2015: We have a new Internet -- and the Silicon Valley titans built it.  [Wired]
    • 18-08-2015: New submarine cable to connect Equinix data centers in New York, London.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 07-08-2015: FCC urges carriers to turn off copper networks, upgrade to fiber.  [Ars Technica]
    • 03-08-2015: Boffins propose private 100Gbps hypernet.  [The Register]
    • 27-07-2015: Telx joins group building US-Asia submarine cable system.  [DC Knowledge]  [The Register]
    • 21-07-2015: A handy cheat sheet for North Korea’s private “Internet".  [Ars Technica]
    • 21-07-2015: Where big ISPs won’t invest, customer-owned ISPs are deploying fibre.  [Ars Technica]
    • 30-06-2015: Tonight’s leap second may cause problems for the Internet.  [Ars Technica]
    • 05-06-2015: NANOG 64 notes: IPv6 deployment, Google QUIC, scaling forwarding.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 28-05-2015: Cisco predicts Rise Of The Machines in new networking index.  [The Register]
    • 16-05-2015: The Internet's physical backbone is maxing out.  [HardOCP]  [Gizmodo]  [Engadget]  [The Gadgeteer]
    • 11-05-2015: Microsoft invests in several submarine cables in support of cloud services.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 04-05-2015: Kill all geoblocks says Internet Society of Australia.  [The Register]
    • 01-05-2015: Mozilla: All new web features should require secure HTTP.  [Engadget]
    • 29-04-2015: The internet of stupid things.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 24-04-2015: IANA drop ego, devise future of DNS, IP addresses, etc.  [The Register]
    • 08-04-2015: The plan to build an undersea cable around the US -- and why it's needed.  [Gizmodo]
    • 07-04-2015: Open-IX goes global with AMS-IX certification in Amsterdam.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 02-04-2015: What it's like to work for Putin's internet troll army.  [Gizmodo]
    • 26-03-2015: The end of WHOIS?  [EtherealMind]
    • 14-03-2015: Keeping the Internet's past alive -- and "boring as hell".  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 13-03-2015: Google Fiber threat to cable is ‘like ebola’.  [HardOCP]  [Bloomberg]
    • 19-02-2015: How Internet giants upended the networking hardware business.  [Wired]
    • 18-02-2015: HTTP/2 finished, coming to browsers within weeks.  [Ars Technica]  [The Register]  [BBC News]  [Hexus]  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [TNW]  [Android Police]
      • 19-02-2015: Prominent developer criticizes HTTP/2 protocol, claims politics drove adoption process.  [ExtremeTech]
      • 15-05-2015: HTTP/2 is now utterly officially official.  [The Register]
    • 11-02-2015: The Internet of Everything will impact everything, including your next tech job.  [Wired]
    • 09-02-2015: Google to speed up Chrome with the next version of HTTP.  [Engadget]  [The Register]
      • 10-02-2015: Google announces SPDY’s coming demise as HTTP/2 approaches.  [Ars Technica]
    • 03-02-2015: Internet Society tries to serve ‘Net providers tasty IPv6-and-DNSSEC salad.  [Ars Technica]
    • 29-01-2015: The FCC just redefined broadband so expect faster internet.  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [Ubergizmo]
    • 28-01-2015: The long, arduous plan to lay a trans-Arctic internet cable .  [Gizmodo]

    2014 General News / Articles

    • 12-12-2014: Google shuts Russian office following Putin's internet crackdown.  [Engadget]
    • 29-10-2014: Happy 45th birthday, Internet!  [Gizmodo]
    • 20-10-2014: The Internet sleeps at night.  [Wired]
    • 09-10-2014: Why US broadband is so slow.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 22-09-2014: The internet's population, mapped by nationality.  [BoingBoing]  [Oxford]
    • 19-09-2014: Kremlin denies mulling Russian separation from global internet in ‘emergencies’.  [GigaOM]
    • 30-07-2014: ISPs tell government that congestion is “not a problem,” impose data caps anyway.  [Ars Technica]
      • 31-07-2014: Verizon plan to slow data 'troubling', says FCC.  [BBC News]
    • 25-07-2014: Messages in the deep -- submarine cable history.  [BuiltVisible]  [BGR]
    • 25-07-2014: Some Internet measurements.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 10-07-2014: How internet providers get around war zones.  [BuzzFeed]
    • 07-07-2014: Deep-sea streaming: 500-mile NEPTUNE cabling brings Internet to the ocean floor.  [Ars Technica]
    • 02-07-2014: What will the Internet look like in 100 years?  [BGR]
    • 19-06-2014: Internet congestion is real, but sporadic.  [HardOCP]  [ComputerWorld]
    • 18-06-2014: As Iraq censors Internet, Tor usage jumps tenfold.  [Daily Dot]
    • 17-06-2014: The shadow Internet that's 100 times faster than Google Fibre.  [HardOCP]  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]
      • 18-06-2014: Careful with 'fibre speed record' hype: which record's been broken?  [The Register]
    • 17-06-2014: Cisco predicts global IP traffic will double in the next five years.  [IPv6 Act Now]  [Cisco]
    • 10-06-2014: Cisco Visual Networking Index predicts annual Internet traffic to grow more than 20 percent (reaching 1.6 Zettabytes) by 2018.  [Cisco]  [reCode]
    • 06-06-2014: Real-time look at how we waste time online.  [Stuff]  [PennyStocks]
    • 25-05-2014: Learn how they laid the transatlantic cable back in 1959.  [Gizmodo]
    • 23-05-2014: CERN: Build terabit networks or the Higgs gets it!  [The Register]
    • 20-05-2014: The age of quantum computing has (almost) arrived.  [Wired]
    • 14-05-2014: FCC reaffirms it's considering treating cable companies as utilities.  [Gizmodo]  [The Guardian]
    • 09-05-2014: Putin requires Russian bloggers to register with the government.  [Schneier]  [NYT]
    • 28-04-2014: The Internet is being protected by two guys named Steve.  [HardOCP]  [Buzzfeed]  [BGR]
    • 25-04-2014: Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Brazil NETmundial meeting.  [ComputerWorld]
    • 24-04-2014: Vladimir Putin says internet is a 'CIA project'.  [The Register]
      • 29-04-2014: Russia 'incompatible with the internet', cries web CEO 'axed by Putin'.  [The Register]
    • 23-04-2014: Brazilian president signs internet civil rights law.  [The Register]
    • 04-04-2014: This is what the Internet looks like as a subway map.  [Gizmodo]
    • 01-04-2014: How major ISPs are reacting to Google Fiber.  [BGR]
    • 20-03-2014: Greatest moments in Interop history.  [Network Computing]
    • 11-03-2014: NEC, Alca-Lu win Sea-Me-We 5 build contracts.  [The Register]
    • 05-03-2014: Interactive map details the undersea cables that wire the entire Internet.  [BGR]  [Submarine Cable Map]
    • 05-03-2014: This is the room where the Internet was born.  [Gizmodo]
    • 27-01-2014: After Snowden: How vulnerable is the internet?  [BBC News]
    • 20-01-2014: How to find the Invisible Internet.  [BGR]

    2013 General News / Articles

    • 21-12-2013: Celebrate the crossword's centenary with EFF's NSA-themed crossword puzzle.  [BoingBoing]  [EFF]  [Gizmodo]
    • 19-12-2013: Cable industry finally admits data caps are not about congestion.  [HardOCP]  [DSLReports]
    • 13-12-2013: The mission to decentralise the Internet.  [The New Yorker]
    • 12-12-2013: Bots now 'account for 61% of web traffic'.  [BBC News]
    • 07-12-2013: ICANN posts guidelines to avoid gTLD mix-ups.  [The Register]
    • 04-12-2013: Beautiful internet maps visualize the striking interconnectedness of the web.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 12-11-2013: Merge ahead? Why it’s not time to converge your networks.  [Ars Technica]
    • 09-11-2013: Who uses Google's public DNS?  [Geoff Huston]
    • 08-11-2013: Will the global NSA backlash break the Internet?  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]
    • 01-11-2013: Will NSA revelations lead to the Balkanisation of the internet?  [The Guardian]
    • 23-10-2013: Internet domain name expansion no underway.  [ICANN]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 22-10-2013: Why is the internet so insecure?  [Stuff]
    • 17-10-2013: Most 'cloud' traffic never sees the cloud.  [The Register]  [Cisco PDF]
    • 15-10-2013: The big bad Internet.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 17-09-2013: The limitations of intelligence.  [Schneier]
    • 12-09-2013: IETF floats plan to PRISM-proof the Internet.  [The Register]
    • 22-08-2013: 50 shades of statefulness.  [ipSpace]
    • 20-08-2013: A question of DNS protocols.  [Geoff Huston]
      • 22-08-2013: APNIC boffins may enlist TCP to defend DNS.  [The Register]
    • 16-08-2013: ICANN officially kills Google’s plan for dotless Search top level domain name.  [DNW]  [Engadget]  [Gizmodo]  [HardOCP]  [The Verge]
    • 16-08-2013: The 10 deadliest networking mistakes.  [Network Computing]
    • 15-08-2013: Lies, damn lies and DNS performance statistics.  [Secure64]
    • 14-08-2013: Meet the hackers who want to jailbreak the Internet.  [Wired]
    • 08-08-2013: Rebuilding the Internet from scratch.  [HardOCP]  [New Scientist]
    • 18-07-2013: DARPA creates hollow-core optical fiber for faster networks, more accurate sensors.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 18-07-2013: Submarine cable capacity doubled with flick of switch.  [The Register]
    • 15-07-2013: Internet overlords deny Google's 'dotless' domains dream.  [The Register]
    • 04-07-2013: DNS, DNSSEC, and Google's public DNS service.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 04-07-2013: Arpanet map, March 1977.  [BoingBoing]  [Cory Doctorow]  [HardOCP]  [Gizmodo]
    • 03-07-2013: IP addresses: how they shaped the Internet, and how they will influence its future.  [IPv6 Act Now]  [ITProPortal]
    • 30-06-2013: Saudi Arabia court jails seven Facebook cyber activists.  [BBC News]
    • 29-06-2013: Google making the Web faster with protocol that reduces round trips.  [Ars Technica]
    • 28-06-2013: Corkscrew lasers are about to revolutionise Internet bandwidth.  [Gizmodo]  [Science]  [The Register]
    • 20-06-2013: A new Europe for telecoms?  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
    • 17-06-2013: How Clearwire became the darling of telecom.  [WSJ ATD]  [WSJ]
    • 17-06-2013: Blowback from the NSA surveillance.  [Schneier]
    • 17-06-2013: Network virtualisation and spaghetti wall.  [ipSpace]
    • 13-06-2013: Kiwis urged to speak up on changes to NZ's Internet structure.  [Voxy]
    • 13-06-2013: Unravelling the mathematics of the Internet.  [Voxy]
    • 11-06-2013: The psychology of conspiracy theories.  [Schneier]  [NYT]
    • 10-06-2013: How three guys rebuilt the foundation of Facebook.  [Wired]
    • 10-06-2013: Five reasons to use a VPN.  [GottaBeMobile]
    • 04-06-2013: First 100Gbps trans-Atlantic link for researchers begins testing.  [Engadget]
    • 01-06-2013: The company you keep.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 31-05-2013: The difference between bits and bytes, and why it matters.  [Lifehacker]  [TechQuickie YouTube]
    • 28-05-2013: Iran's vote brings receding Internet access.  [NZ Herald]
    • 27-05-2013: Light-beam 'twins' take data farther.  [BBC News]
    • 24-05-2013: FiOS customer discovers the limits of "unlimited" data: 77TB a month.  [Ars Technica]
    • 23-05-2013: Internet2 superfast-boffinry network peers with Azure cloud.  [The Register]
    • 22-05-2013: Celebrating 40 years of Ethernet... at the South Pole.  [ipSpace]
    • 21-05-2013: This is how AT&T restores its network after a disaster.  [PocketNow]
    • 20-05-2013: Illegal numbers: can you break the law with maths?  [ExtremeTech]
    • 07-05-2013: Syria has dropped off the Internet, again.  [WSJ ATD]  [The Verge]  [Engadget]  [Ars Technica]  [Gizmodo]  [NYT]  [Washington Post]  [DC Knowledge]  [BBC News]  [BoingBoing]
      • 08-05-2013: Trade sanctions cited in hundreds of Syrian domain seizures.  [Krebs]
      • 08-05-2013: Syrian internet and phone blackout enters second day.  [WSJ ATD]
      • 08-05-2013: Syrian internet back after 19-hour blackout.  [BBC News]  [NZ Herald]  [TNW]  [Trusted Reviews]  [Engadget]
      • 08-05-2013: Syrian government responds to reports of widespread Internet outage.  [CNN]
      • 09-05-2013: Someone may have Tweeted warnings ahead of Syrian internet outage.  [WSJ ATD]
      • 15-05-2013: Syria's internet is down for the second time this month.  [WSJ ATD]  [Google]  [Gizmodo]
    • 06-05-2013: Google's Chief Internet Evangelist on creating the Interplanetary Internet.  [Wired]
    • 28-04-2013: Boffins strap turbocharger to BitTorrent.  [The Register]
    • 27-04-2013: Will Iran's national internet mean no world wide web?  [BBC News]
    • 23-04-2013: Akamai: average US Internet speed up 28% YoY, now at 7.4Mbps, but South Korea, Japan and Hong Kong still far ahead.  [TechCrunch]
    • 13-04-2013: What should networks do for applications?  [Network Heresy]
    • 10-04-2013: Seoul plans anti-GPS jamming system to thwart North Korea.  [The Register]
    • 09-04-2013: Syrian terrorists just made it easier for Obama to attack them.  [Wired]
      • 21-04-2013: Syrian pro-government hackers take their fight to CBS and Twitter.  [WSJ ATD]
      • 25-04-2013: Who is the Syrian Electronic Army?  [BBC News]
    • 07-04-2013: 3Gbps LED light bulb WLAN achieved by Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute.  [Engadget]
    • 05-04-2013: Why TCP and HTTP affect web application performance.  [ipSpace]
    • 03-04-2013: In wake of gTLD security criticism, ICANN announces emergency back-up registry operators.  [ComputerWorld]
    • 03-04-2013: What if they pulled the plug on the Internet?  [Stuff]
    • 29-03-2013: Many US businesses in China cite data theft.  [WSJ]
      • 29-03-2013: Why China is reading your email.  [WSJ]
    • 28-03-2013: Egypt catches divers cutting internet cable.  [Stuff]  [BBC News]  [The Register]  [GigaOM]  [BoingBoing]  [Washington Post]  [HardOCP]  [France24]  [Gizmodo]
      • 02-03-2013: Why undersea cables are more vulnerable than you think.  [Wired]
    • 27-03-2013: Off-the-shelf optics kit tweaked for bonkers performance.  [The Register]
    • 26-03-2013: Researchers create hollow fibre optic cable, almost reach the speed of light.  [Engadget]  [The Register]  [ExtremeTech]  [HardOCP]  [Wired]
    • 26-03-2013: VPNs: what they do, how they work, and why you're dumb for not using one.  [Gizmodo]
    • 25-03-2013: How relying on algorithms and bots can be really, really dangerous.  [Wired]
    • 24-03-2013: Belgian boffins boast after boosting TCP to 50Gbps.  [The Register]
    • 22-03-2013: How "dongle" jokes got two people fired, and led to DDoS attacks.  [Ars Technica]  [NZ Herald]  [BBC News]  [Stuff]
      • 22-03-2013: "Donglegate" is classic overreaction -- and everyone pays.  [Ars Technica]
    • 19-03-2013: Google implements DNSSEC validation for public DNS.  [SecurityWeek]
    • 19-03-2013: Researcher sets up illegal 420,000 node botnet for IPv4 Internet map.  [The Register]
    • 18-03-2013: Why you shouldn't forget about latency.  [Gizmodo]
    • 12-03-2013: Virtualisation: the next frontier.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 12-03-2013: Earthquake killed your network?  Satellite-over-balloon to the rescue.  [The Register]
    • 11-03-2013: The best of MENOG 12.  [ipSpace]
    • 10-03-2013: Tim Berners-Lee: the web needs to stay open.  [BoingBoing]
    • 01-03-2013: Vint Cerf dreams of an Internet that connects humans to animals and aliens.  [Gizmodo]  [TED]
    • 27-02-2013: Internet pioneer Danny Hillis: We need a plan B for the Internet.  [WSJ ATD]  [Wired]
    • 23-02-2013: Multi-stakeholderism and the Internet policy debate.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 22-02-2013: North Korea to allow mobile Internet for foreigners.  [NZ Herald]  [Ars Technica]
    • 04-02-2013: BT to end traffic throttling -- claims capacity is FAT.  [The Register]
    • 04-02-2013: Analyst says vendors offer pretend reference customers.  [The Register]
    • 01-02-2013: Apps?  No root?  Your device serves others: Berners-Lee.  [ZDNet]
    • 01-02-2013: Huawei achieves 2Tbps for 2066 miles through optical fibre.  [THG]
    • 01-02-2013: New map shows how the Internet will travel underwater in 2013.  [Ars Technica]  [ExtremeTech]  [Gizmodo]
    • 31-01-2013: Top cable industry lobbyists admits data caps have nothing to do with congestion.  [BGR]
    • 31-01-2013: Power and the Internet.  [BoingBoing]  [Schneier]
    • 28-01-2013: High efficiency video coding standard H.265 is approved.  [Hexus]  [ExtremeTech]
    • 28-01-2013: Dramatic drop in copper cable theft across the UK.  [BBC News]
    • 27-01-2013: The new H.265 video format.  [Gizmodo]  [Engadget]  [ITU]
    • 21-01-2013: China blocking GitHub via DNS.  [TNW]
    • 21-01-2013: Curious activation of Cuba's Internet cable.  [BBC News]  [IT World]  [Engadget]  [Ars Technica]
      • 24-01-2013: Cuba first high-speed Internet connection activated.  [BBC News]
    • 21-01-2013: Difficult concepts for newbies.  [PacketLife]
    • 18-01-2013: Google should be ashamed for paying carriers to handle its traffic.  [GigaOM]  [The Register]
    • 14-01-2013: Why data caps suck.  [BoingBoing]  [YouTube]  [Gizmodo]  [BlogPhilo]
    • 09-01-2013: Vint Cerf's futuristic wine cellar -- and what it means for you.  [Ars Technica]
    • 09-01-2013: Vint Cerf: Internet competition has evaporated since dial-up.  [Ars Technica]
    • 09-01-2013: Google gets a look at North Korean internet.  [NZ Herald]
    • 08-01-2013: The telephone network is obsolete -- get ready for the all-IP telco.  [Ars Technica]
    • 06-01-2013: Iran's developing "intelligent software" for censoring social networks.  [Gizmodo]
    • 04-01-2013: Google bows down to China on censorship.  [HardOCP]  [GreatFire]  [TechCrunch]  [The Register]  [BBC News]
    • 03-01-2013: France's second-largest ISP deploys ad blocking via firmware update.  [Ars Technica]
      • 08-01-2013: France's second-largest ISP suspends ad blocking for now.  [Ars Technica]
    • 01-01-2013: Marking the birth of the modern-day Internet.  [Google]  [The Register]
      • 03-01-2013: Say bonjour to the Internet's long-lost French uncle.  [Wired]

    2012 General News / Articles

    • 31-12-2012: Should the Internet be a utility?  [Gizmodo]
    • 30-12-2012: China launches its own GPS.  [THG]
    • 28-12-2012: The long slow death of the landline.  [BoingBoing]
      • PDF attached below: wireless201212.pdf
    • 26-12-2012: If you like the Internet, don't knock down that building.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 24-12-2012: Programming for all.  [Ars Technica: part 1part 2]
    • 23-12-2012: How the Internet became a closed shop.  [Stuff]
    • 22-12-2012: 8086 and all that -- revisited.  [The Register]
    • 19-12-2012: Data caps just a "cash cow" for ISPs.  [Ars Technica]
    • 17-12-2012: Map of Internet exchanges.  [Gizmodo]  [Internet Exchange Map]
    • 17-12-2012: To flat or to cap?  [Geoff Huston]
    • 14-12-2012: How the Internet is changing language.  [BBC News]
    • 14-12-2012: Quantum networks may be more realistic than we thought.  [Ars Technica]
    • 12-12-2012: Toothpaste, toilet paper, and texting -- say good morning to Gen Y.  [Cisco]
    • 12-12-2012: IBM lights up silicon nanophotonics for big data.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 10-12-2012: Why does Gmail go down?  [DC Knowledge]  [Ars Technica]  [DC Knowledge]  [The Register]  [Gizmodo]  [Wired]
      • 11-12-2012: Google accidentally transmits self-destruct code to army of Chrome browsers.  [Wired]
    • 10-12-2012: North Korea: on the net in the world's most secretive nation.  [Schneier]  [BBC News]
    • 09-12-2012: Why dictators (don't) shut down the Internet.  [Schneier]  [BoingBoing]  [Vice]
    • 04-12-2012: Who built the Internet?  People like Tan Tin Wee.  [Wired]
    • 02-12-2012: Internet meeting spurs controversy.  [HardOCP]  [PCWorld]  [Google]  [ExtremeTech]
      • 03-12-2012: Internet users shouldn't have to pay the price of this international treaty.  [Wired]
      • 04-12-2012: Tim Berners-Lee flags UN net conference concerns.  [BBC News]
      • 04-12-2012: ITU approves deep packet inspection standard behind closed doors, ignores huge privacy implications.  [TechDirt]
      • 07-12-2012: ITU leaks and hacks: the Internet strikes back.  [ReadWriteWeb]
      • 11-12-2012: UN Internet talks deeply divided.  [Stuff]  [Stuff]  [Geekzone]  [The Register]
      • 12-12-2012: ITU 'failed', says former policy chief.  [cNet]
      • 14-12-2012: US, UK and Canada reject UN Internet treaty.  [BBC News]  [Gizmodo]
      • 14-12-2012: Internet safe from globalised censorship as UN treaty fails.  [Wired]  [THG]
      • 14-12-2012: How the UN's game-changing Internet treaty failed.  [The Atlantic]
      • 15-12-2012: The UN's telecom conference is finally over.  Who won?  Nobody knows.  [Ars Technica]
      • 17-12-2012: UN Internet focus on security, not freedom.  [Stuff]
      • 18-12-2012: Victory for Internet openness.  [Stuff]
      • 21-12-2012: Behind closed doors at the UN's attempted "takeover of the Internet".  [Ars Technica]
      • 23-12-2012: Calling stumps at WCIT: win, lose, or draw?  [Geoff Huston]
    • 29-11-2012: ICANN still the best option.  [Stuff]
    • 24-11-2012: Why 'slow light' might just save the Internet.  [The Register]
    • 18-11-2012: Israeli military tells citizens to stop broadcasting rocket attacks via social media.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 09-11-2012: Google blocked in China: another twist in their ongoing cold war.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [TNW]
      • 09-11-2012: Google access returns to China after brief blocking.  [ComputerWorld]
    • 01-11-2012: Sandy's impact: the view from the network.  [DC Knowledge]  [Engadget]
      • 07-11-2012: Hurricane Irene proved how hard it is to break the Internet.  [WSJ ATD]  [Renesys]
      • 30-11-2012: Superstorm Sandy and the global Internet.  [Geoff Huston]
    • 27-10-2012: Software bugs, cascading failures caused Amazon outage.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 25-10-2012: Can a new TCP scheme give wireless a 16-fold boost?  [The Register]
    • 23-10-2012: The Internet runs (mostly) on a handshake.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 15-10-2012: Remembering Jon Postel -- and the day he hijacked the Internet.  [Wired]
    • 01-10-2012: Leonard Kleinrock, the TX-2, and the seeds of the Internet.  [Wired]
    • 28-08-2012: UK ISPs crippled by undersea cable snap.  [The Register]
    • 03-08-2012: Scientists have made the world's first quantum router.  [Gizmodo]
    • 27-07-2012: Why Google makes the perfect ISP.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 26-07-2012: China arrests thousands in latest Internet crime crackdown.  [BBC News]
    • 25-07-2012: The future of networks.  [The Register]
      • PDF attached below: network-futures-roundup-report.pdf
    • 24-07-2012: ISPs split over UK open Internet code of practice.  [BBC News]
    • 23-07-2012: Why does the IT industry continue to listen to Gartner?  [ZDNet]
    • 16-07-2012: US shenanigans over international fibre.  [TUANZ]
    • 13-07-2012: Internet defense league will spring into action when dumb laws are proposed.  [BoingBoing]  [HardOCP]  [Internet Defense League]  [Engadget]  [The Register]  [Ars Technica]  [TorrentFreak]
    • 06-07-2012: Libya's new rulers fire up Gaddafi's surveillance tech.  [The Register]
    • 06-07-2012: Facebook invests in Asian fibre-optic cable network.  [WSJ ATD]  [ExtremeTech]
    • 01-07-2012: 'Leap second' bug wreaks havoc across web.  [HardOCP]  [Wired]  [Gizmodo]  [DC Knowledge]  [The Register]
      • 02-07-2012: The inside story of the extra second that crashed the web.  [Wired]
      • 05-07-2012: Internet outage last weekend was preventable.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 30-06-2012: 10 gigabit per second connection between US and China demoed.  [Engadget]  [phys.org]
    • 29-06-2012: How long does your ISP store IP address logs?  [HardOCP]  [TorrentFreak]
      • 01-07-2012: The UK wants ISPs to store all of their traffic data.  [HardOCP]  [NeoWin]
    • 28-06-2012: It only took the army 16 years and 2 wars to deploy this network.  [Wired]
    • 18-06-2012: The highly productive habits of Alan Turing.  [Ars Technica]
    • 13-06-2012: Report: the Feds are investigating cable companies over data caps.  [Gizmodo]  [WSJ]
    • 13-06-2012: Building the next Internet, 250 times faster.  [FastCompany]
    • 12-06-2012: New domain name endings set to shake up the 'Net.  [BBC News]
    • 07-06-2012: Millenials: they aren't so tech savvy after all.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 07-06-2012: Whatever happened to intranets?  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 06-06-2012: Berners-Lee: world finally realises web belongs to no-one.  [Wired]
    • 06-06-2012: A packet's tale -- how does the Internet work?  [Gizmodo]  [BoingBoing]  [YouTube]
    • 04-06-2012: The UN could seize the Internet, US officials warn.  [ReadWriteWeb]
      • 07-06-2012: Vint Cerf: 'communists' want to seize the Internet.  [The Register]
      • 11-06-2012: Debunking rumors of an Internet takeover.  [NYT]
      • 14-06-2012: Viewpoint: changing the way the Internet is governed is risky.  [BBC News]
      • 03-07-2012: ICANN's overlordship of the Internet confirmed again by US gov.  [The Register]
      • 10-07-2012: US president issues executive order that gives him control over the Internet.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 30-05-2012: This is how big the Internet is.  [Gizmodo]  [GigaOM]  [Cisco]
    • 29-05-2012: The bullseye of America's Internet.  [Gizmodo]
    • 29-05-2012: Four signs that America's broadband policy is failing.  [Ars Technica]
    • 23-05-2012: How to destroy the Internet.  [Gizmodo]
    • 18-05-2012: Meet the man who invented instructions for the Internet.  [Gizmodo]
    • 23-04-2012: Gore, Bush, and Berners-Lee rock into Internet Hall of Fame.  [The Register]
    • 23-04-2012: Vint Cerf: we knew what we were unleashing on the world.  [Wired]
    • 23-04-2012: Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July.  [HardOCP]  [ABC News]  [Gizmodo]
    • 20-04-2012: Harnessing web fury: #SOPA, #KONY2012 and #StephenColbert.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 19-04-2012: EPIC files FOIA request seeking full FCC report on Google.  [ZDNet]
    • 11-04-2012: This ISP pledges to always put your privacy first.  [BoingBoing]  [cNet]  [Engadget]
    • 11-04-2012: A quantum network built with two atoms and fibre optic cable.  [Ars Technica]
    • 04-04-2012: The battle for Internet governance.  [Schneier]  [Vanity Fair]
    • 02-04-2012: Don't mess with your DNS.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 29-03-2012: Vint Cerf attacks European Internet policy.  [The Telegraph]
    • 22-03-2012: 10 worst Internet laws of 2012?  [HardOCP]  [cNet]
    • 20-03-2012: $1.5 billion: the cost of cutting London-Tokyo latency by 60ms.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 04-03-2012: FCC seeks comment on who should be allowed to shut down cellular service and when.  [BoingBoing]  [Ars Technica]
    • 02-03-2012: EFF publishes mobile user privacy bill of rights.  [cNet]  [HardOCP]  [PCWorld]
    • 26-02-2012: Predicting what will be big in 2012.  [EtherealMind: part 1part 2]
    • 24-02-2012: Pakistan requests proposals for a national filtering and blocking system.  [EFF]
    • 16-02-2012: The FBI might cut off the Internet for millions of people on 8th March.  [Gizmodo]
    • 03-02-2012: The dark web: guns and drugs for sale on the Internet's secret black market.  [BBC Newsvideo]
    • 01-02-2012: Predicting what will not be big in 2012.  [EtherealMind]
    • 29-01-2012: Google teams with Facebook and Microsoft to phight phishing.  [Wired]  [BBC News]  [The Register]
    • 26-01-2012: Israel sets sights on next-generation Internet.  [JDNews]
    • 17-01-2012: The Internet of 2011 vs the Internet of 2010.  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 16-01-2012: Can wireless networks make cabling obsolete?  [DC Knowledge]
    • 10-01-2012: Comcast completes DNSSEC deployment.  [Comcast]
    • 10-01-2012: The Wired Q&A: ICANN president Rod Beckstrom on 'the biggest change in DNS since dot-com'.  [Wired]  [The Register]  [Wired]  [WSJ ATD]
      • 11-01-2012: New gTLDs update, guidebook posted.  [ICANN]
      • 12-01-2012: What you need to know about ICANN's new generic TLDs.  [ReadWriteWeb]
      • 23-01-2012: Bonfire of the brands: ICANN's top-level domain selloff.  [The Register]
    • 07-01-2012: Finally, some copyright infringement notices.  [TechSploder]
    • 07-01-2012: The NZ DIA Internet filter status.  [GeekZone]
    • 05-01-2012: ICANN to expand top-level Internet domains despite critics.  [Reuters]
    • 05-01-2012: Iran clamps down on Internet use.  [The Guardian]  [Gizmodo]  [ReadWriteWeb]
    • 05-01-2012: Vint Cerf: 'The Internet is not a human right'.  [The Register]  [TechLiberation]  [Gizmodo]
      • 05-01-2012: Internet access IS a human right.  [HardOCP]  [TECHi]
    • 02-01-2012: The un-Internet.  [WebMonkey]

    2011 General News / Articles

    • 21-12-2011: EFF releases guide to help travelers defend private data.  [Voxy]  [EFF]
      • PDF attached below: EFF-border-search.pdf
    • 20-12-2011: KORE Telematics' Alex Brisbourne: the existing Internet of things.  [ReadWriteWeb: part 1part 2part 3]
    • 13-12-2011: European research on future Internet design -- whitepaper.  [EtherealMind]
      • PDF attached below: eu-research-future-internet-design.pdf
    • 02-12-2011: Senator floats alternative to Internet blacklisting bills.  [Wired]
    • 02-11-2011: Dennis Ritchie, creator of C, bids "goodbye, world".  [ExtremeTech]
    • 02-11-2011: Kill switch.  [TechCrunch]
    • 19-10-2011: ARPANET's coming out party: when the Internet first took centre stage.  [Ars Technica]
    • 11-10-2011: The five levels of ISP evil.  [Lifehacker]  [sonic.net]
    • 11-10-2011: As expected, alternative DNS systems sprouting up to ignore US censorship.  [TechDirt]
    • 19-09-2011: Submarine cable map.  [TeleGeography]  [Gizmodo]
      • 21-09-2011: The secret world of submarine cables.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 23-06-2011: June 23, 1983: DNS test sets stage for Internet growth.  [Wired]
    • 22-06-2011: Nazi hunting: how France first "civilised" the Internet.  [Ars Technica]
    • 20-06-2011: World braces for domain name explosion.  [The Register]
    • 02-05-2011: Inside the Internet: a retro video from the BBC.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 02-05-2011: Internet traffic surges on bin Laden news.  [DC Knowledge]
      • 02-05-2011: How fast the news spreads through social media.  [Sysomos]
      • 02-05-2011: The web breaks news of bin Laden's death, but then buckles under the onslaught.  [ExtremeTech]
    • 22-03-2011: Google maps 300TB of real-world Internet speed data.  [Ars Technica]  [Google PDE]
    • 16-03-2011: Analysis: good and bad for Cisco in Ethernet switching.  [TCPmag]
    • 21-02-2011: How the atom bomb helped give birth to the Internet.  [Ars Technica part 1, part 2, part 3]
    • 15-02-2011: Cambodia: networking in a world of contrasts.  [Network Janitor]
    • 31-01-2011: Huge ISPs want per-Gb payments from Netflix, YouTube.  [Ars Technica]
    • 28-01-2011: Internet "kill switch" legislation back in play.  [Wired]
      • 30-01-2011: Bypassing the Internet kill switch.  [Evilrouters]
    • 25-01-2011: Akamai State of the Internet report spotlights latest global speed trends.  [Geekzone]

    2010 General News / Articles

    • 20-10-2011: Building a firewall for the Facebook generation.  [Bloomberg]
    • 20-10-2011: BitTorrent throttling Internet providers exposed.  [TorrentFreak]  [Lifehacker]
    • 10-12-2010: The week in WikiLeaks.  [DC Knowledge]
    • 09-10-2010: Network design -- creativity and compromise.  [Etherealmind]
    • 23-09-2010: What's the difference between Kbps and kbps?  A lot.  [Etherealmind]
    • 15-09-2010: ICANN boss: international domain system in peril.  [Ars Technica]
    • 06-08-2010: How the Internet would look as a tube map.  [Simply Zesty]
    • 28-06-2010: An Internet 100 times as fast: a new network design could boost capacity.  [PhysOrg]
    • 04-05-2010: Designing the future Internet.  [Forbes]
    • 31-03-2010: Why Internet connections are fastest in South Korea.  [CNN]
    • 31-03-2010: IS-IS + MPLS TE + Native IPv6 = Fail.  [IOS Hints]
    • 26-03-2010: The next steps for Google's experimental fibre network.  [Google Blog]
    • 18-03-2010: Average IP packet size.  [Etherealmind]
    • 18-03-2010: Is Google's network morphing into a CDN?  [DC Knowledge]
    • 16-03-2010: How big is Google?  [Arbor Networks]  [The Register]
    • 16-03-2010: Analysis of Cisco's shrinking high-end routing share.  [TCPmag]
    • 16-03-2010: CRS-3 outpacing market demand?  [TCPmag]
    • 04-03-2010: Teaching binary and other bases.  [Packet Life]
    • 03-03-2010: Lies, damned lies and independent competitive test reports.  [IOS Hints]
    • 10-02-2010: Cisco releasing spam RFCs?  [Etherealmind]
    • 08-02-2010: The lost souls of telecommunications history.  [Ars Technica]
    • 28-01-2010: Spanning Tree 802.1d and RSTP 802.1w.  [Cisco Tips & Tricks]
    • 27-01-2010: Auto-negotiation myth.  [MPLS VPN]
    • 18-01-2010: EtherChannel considerations.  [PacketLife]
    • 15-01-2010: The Internet revealed: a film about IXPs.  [YouTube]  [DC Knowledge]
    • 12-01-2010: Carriers embrace 10GigE, plan 40 and 100GigE deployments.  [TCPmag]

    2009 General News / Articles

    • 04-01-2009: The history of the Internet.  [YouTube]


    Useful Articles

    • Transitioning to a single root.  [Russ White]  [APNIC Blog]
    • An Internet wide analysis of traffic policing.  [NANOG YouTube]
    • How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables.  [Ars Technica]
    • Douglas Comer on the future of networking.  [ipSpace]  [PacketPushers]
    • Some thoughts on the open Internet.  [Geoff Huston]
    • This is what the Internet looks like IRL.  [Wired]
    • What shape is the Internet?  [HardOCP]  [Noah Veltman]
    • A map of the Internet in the US.  [Russ White]  [WISC PDF]
    • How the internet really works.  [Russ White]
    • How to build a better Internet.  [Gizmodo]
    • Do networking vendors make their own products?  [EtherealMind]
    • Once upon a time, there was one internet, and it was open to everyone.  [Wired]
    • Everything you need to know about HTTP2.  [ReadWriteWeb]  [Gizmodo]  [Engadget]
    • Decoding the Internet's hidden infrastructure.  [Gizmodo]  [Seeing Networks]
    • MPLS P-router, router, or layer-3 switch?  [ipSpace]
    • The resolvers we use.  [Geoff Huston]
    • Differences between the routing table and FIB.  [StackExchange]
    • Forming a thought process for troubleshooting.  [PacketU]
    • Why have a single core router?  [StackExchange]
    • Network design -- keeping it simple.  [Router Jockey]
    • Packet reordering and service providers.  [ipSpace]
    • TCP is a reliable stream protocol.  [ipSpace]  [Errata Security]
    • Using NVI to allow internal hosts to connect to public addresses of hosted servers.  [PacketU]
    • Death to TCP/IP cry Cisco, Intel, US gov and boffins galore.  [The Register]
    • Fate sharing in IP networks.  [ipSpace]
    • Hub-spoke topology -- L3 Links use multiple /30s vs single /24 shared?  [Stack Exchange]
    • Static vs dynamic routing.  [Ether Network Training]
    • Recognising IP MTU issues.  [PacketU]
    • IP Subnetting.  [PacketU: part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5]
    • Classful IP networks: an introduction to IP address classes.  [PacketU]
    • IP addresses considered harmful.  [ipSpace]
    • Why are IPv4 addresses 32-bit?  [StackExchange]
    • Why exactly would you want a Nexus 7000 in there?  [ipSpace]
    • Network design improvement advice.  [Stack Exchange]
    • Cisco-only core recommendatations.  [Reddit]
    • Ping connectivity tests -- why source matters.  [PacketUl]
    • How can ISPs on one continent connect to ISPs on another continent?  [StackExchange]
    • Addressing 2013.  [Geoff Huston]
    • PMTUD and retransmission.  [StackExchange]
    • What is a non-portable IPv4 address block?  [StackExchange]
    • Overlay networking simplicity is abstraction, coupling and integration.  [EtherealMind]
    • Programming the network: a few guidelines.  [ipSpace]
    • A foundation for tomorrow's cores.  [Juniper]
    • A simplified look at Proxy ARP.  [PacketU]
      • The operation of Proxy ARP.  [PacketU]
    • Understanding routed and routing protocols.  [PacketU]
    • IP addresses and traceback.  [Geoff Huston]
    • How can hosts with public IP addresses have nodes with private IP addresses in their tracroute?  [StackExchange]
    • Introducing HSRP.  [PacketU]
    • Estimating the number of TCP sessions per host.  [ipSpace]
    • Why is IPSec so complex?  [ipSpace]
    • Subnetting aggregation.  [StackExchange]
    • MTU and fragmentation.  [StackExchange]
    • IPv4 route redistribution session followup.  [CCIE Blog]
    • Cisco PBR verify-availability with interface instead of next-hop.  [StackExchange]
    • Overlay virtual networks 101.  [ipSpace]
    • Risks of using non-private IP addresses internally?  [StackExchange]
    • Valuing IP addresses.  [Geoff Huston]
    • New iPhones may be using Multipath TCP for Siri.  [TUAW]  [iMore]  [AppleInsider]  [Quartz]  [PocketNow]  [Ars Technica]
      • Multipath TCP: Siri's new toy isn't a game-changer.  [The Register]
    • Nine immutable laws of network design.  [Network Computing]
    • Position of src and dst IP in an IP packet.  [StackExchange]
    • Disambiguating discontiguous networks.  [PacketU]
    • Packet sizes in a TCP stream.  [StackExchange]
    • All IP addresses are not the same.  [Geoff Huston]
    • WTF is... routing protocol for low-power and lossy networks?  [The Register]
    • Reconfiguring Layer3 Switch to enable IP routing and become the default gateway.  [StackExchange]
    • A day in the life of an overlaid virtual packet.  [ipSpace]
      • Are overlay networking tunnels a scalability nightmare?  [ipSpace]
    • Using IP addresses from IP pool given by ISP.  [StackExchange]
    • How to check for a valid public IP address?  [StackExchange]
    • Should IPv4 ICMP from untrusted interfaces be blocked?  [StackExchange]
    • Integrating overlay networking and the physical network.  [EtherealMind]
    • Bad mask for IP address error.  [StackExchange]
    • How are two "ip helper-address" statements handled?  [StackExchange]
    • How to connect 5 different networks together.  [StackExchange]
    • Backing up Cisco router configuration -- including ssh keys.  [StackExchange]
    • The difference between access lists and prefix lists.  [ipSpace]
    • Optimal L3 forwarding with VARP and active/active VRRP.  [ipSpace]
      • VRRP, anycasts, fabrics, and optimal forwarding.  [ipSpace]
    • Are stateless ACLs good enough?  [ipSpace]
    • Designing for high availability and system failure.  [DC Knowledge]
    • TCP, HTTP, and SPDY dive deeper.  [ipSpace]
    • The saga of oversubscriptions.  [ipSpace]
    • WAN circuit topologies.  [PacketLife]
    • Fujitsu reveals data transfer protocol 30 times faster than TCP.  [The Register]
    • Amazing, invisible work that goes on when you click an HTTPS link.  [BoingBoing]  [MoserWare]
    • IP packet delivery confirmation.  [ipSpace]
    • Coping with holiday traffic -- secondary DHCP subnets.  [ipSpace]
    • Disabling IP unreachables breaks pMTUd.  [ipSpace]
    • Network design without busting your budget.  [Network Sherpa]
    • TCP incast and cloud application performance.  [Brad Hedlund]
    • Turning numbers into names: how IP address lookups are done.  [Ars Technica]
    • TCP windows and window scaling.  [PacketLife]
    • TCP/IP is like a mainfrain -- you can't change a thing.  [IOS Hints]
    • TCP selective acknowledgements (SACK).  [PacketLife]
    • Understanding  
       Understanding TCP sequence and acknowledgment numbers.  [PacketLife]
    • RFC 5798: VRRPv3  [IETF]  [PacketLife]

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