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Why Far-Flung Parts of the Internet Broke Today

September 18, 2014 • VolumeDrive is a Pennsylvania-based hosting company that uses Cogent...

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Internet Touches Half Million Routes: Outages Possible Next Week

August 13, 2014 • There was minor consternation in Internet engineering circles today, as the...

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No turning back: Russia activates Crimean cable

July 31, 2014 • The Crimean peninsula depends critically on the Ukrainian mainland for...

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Serving the Global Consumer: Learning from WhatsApp

March 18, 2014 •   The $19B WhatsApp acquisition brings Facebook what they desperately...

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Syria, Venezuela, Ukraine: Internet Under Fire

February 26, 2014 • photo by curiouslee on Flickr Renesys is headed to RightsCon next week, to...

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Why Internet Paths Matter: Performance

October 9, 2013 • Remember the Information Superhighway? It’s what some folks used to call...

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Could It Happen In Your Country?

November 30, 2012 • {Updated; see below for lists of countries for easier reference, and a special offer for WCIT...

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The Pirate Bay Still Afloat

May 16, 2012 • The popular torrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB) suffered a widespread outage...

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Return of SMW3

March 23, 2012 • The new EPEG terrestrial cable through Russia and Iran cannot come fast enough...

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East African Internet Resilience

February 28, 2012 • It is a fact of life of global Internet infrastructure that wherever shipping routes and cable...

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Asia on My Mind and on the Move

October 20, 2011 • Undersea cables are expensive to install. But if you’re an Asian Internet...

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World IPv6 Day

June 8, 2011 • Today is World IPv6 Day, a day when major content providers have agreed to furnish service...

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Japan Quake

March 11, 2011 • Today’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan has had surprisingly limited...

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A Hole in the Internet

February 1, 2011 • Even before their communications blackout, Egypt really was a small part of the...

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WikiLeaks: Moving Target

December 7, 2010 • This has been an exciting month for those of us who study the Internet’s...

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DNS: When Governments Lie (1)

November 23, 2010 • There’s been sudden interest recently in a Chinese route hijacking...

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China’s 18-Minute Mystery

November 18, 2010 • When the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission released its report...