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14 hours 3 min ago

We're back again with part 3 in this 10 part series that seeks to bust 10 of the most common IPv6 security myths. Today's myth is a doozy. This is the only myth on our list that I have seen folks raise their voices over. For whatever reason, Network Address Translation (NAT) seems to be a polarizing force in the networking world. It also...

19 hours 51 min ago

A number of security predictions have been doing the rounds over the last few weeks, so I decided to put pen to paper and write a list of my own.

However, I have a quite a few predictions so I have listed them over several blog posts (see part 1 &...

1 day 2 hours ago

Last June I wrote an article titled "The IETF's *Other* Diversity Challenge” where I discussed the positive steps the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is taking to increase the diversity of its participants and raised a potentially...

1 day 2 hours ago

Every time Google becomes involved in telecommunications it gets international media coverage; and every single time the same question is raised — why does Google become involved in telecoms infrastructure, plus the underlying issue of it becoming a telecoms operator.

This time the question is — why does Google want to become involved in mobile telecoms and how is it...

2 days 2 hours ago

An Internet Bill of Rights may or may not be a good idea. The point here is that, besides highly commendable topics such as net neutrality and privacy, some of them seem to mandate cybersecurity. Approved in Brazil last May, the Marco Civil includes the principle of ...

2 days 9 hours ago

As for many of Diplo's friends, the monthly Internet governance (IG) webinars have been a constant on our schedule. Last year alone, over 300 participants joined us online to discuss IG issues.…


2 days 16 hours ago

The Congressional Internet Caucus held its 15th annual State of the Net conference today at The Newseum in Washington, DC. This is traditionally a start the new year networking and information update day for the capital's technology policy set.

Immediately following the lunch break, at a session titled "Internet...

3 days 1 hour ago

Apparently, we consumers in the USA don't need to have broadband speeds of 25 Mbps or higher. And we certainly don't need upload speeds greater than 3 Mbps! At least, that's according to comments filed to the US Federal Communications Committee (FCC) by the National Cable & Telecommunications Assocation (NCTA) in...

3 days 1 hour ago

According to news sources Google's fiber-to-the-home service is expanding to four additional cities: Atlanta; Nashville, Tennessee; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. Google Fiber currently is available in Kansas City, Austin, Texas and Provo, Utah. At a price tag of $80 per month, the service...

3 days 17 hours ago

Co-Authored by Scott Blake Harris and Shane Tews, Chair and Vice Chair of the usTLD Stakeholder Council

2014 will be remembered as the year of the "multistakeholder model" on the Internet. NTIA demonstrated its commitment to bottom-up, multistakeholder Internet governance by committing to complete the transfer of responsibility for various technical functions — known...