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2018 General News / Articles

  • 26-06-2018: Internet cartographers at CAIDA lay out their next five-year plan of probing.  [The Register]
  • 22-06-2018: Another 10 years later.  [Geoff Huston]
  • 16-05-2018: The internet’s problems haven’t changed in 22 years.  [The Verge]
  • 14-05-2018: The Internet is going the wrong way.  [Russ White]  [Scripting News]
  • 14-04-2018: Whois is dead as Europe hands DNS overlord ICANN its arse.  [The Register]
  • 24-01-2018: The rapid growth of submarine cables.  [NZ Herald]
  • 17-01-2018: Three new submarine cables to link Google cloud data centers.  [DC Knowledge]  [The Register]

2017 General News / Articles

  • 20-12-2017: Sea-Me-We 3 cable down, again, Oz-Asia traffic slows down.  [The Register]
  • 01-12-2017: Russia threatens to set up its 'own internet' with China, India and pals.  [The Register]
  • 31-10-2017: Facebook, Amazon fund new trans-Pacific submarine cable.  [The Register]  [BBC News]
  • 04-10-2017: North Korea gets second route to Internet via Russia link.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 17-07-2017: How Google wants to rewire the Internet.  [Russ White]  [TheNextPlatform]
  • 16-07-2017: Equinix: private data exchange is outpacing Internet’s growth.  [DC Knowledge]
  • 07-07-2017: The world may be headed for a fragmented "splinternet".  [Wired]  [HardOCP]
  • 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]

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