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Recent relevant news articles:
is no Plan B: why the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition will be ugly (ars
technica, 29 Sep 2010) reviews the history and status of the upcoming
Spec Offers P2P Connections (InformationWeek, 14 Oct 2009) talks
about a new standard that will enable peer-to-peer device connections
without the need for a Wi-Fi hotspot.
be independent (The Economist, 24 Sep 2009) says that ICANN will
have less US Government oversight in a few days.
upgrading backbone to 100Gbps (Network World, 2 Sep 2009) discusses
the creation and planned deployment of technology for a new standard for
lock of digital website certificates cracked (tgdaily, 30 Dec 2008)
discusses the (lack of) security in some certificate authorities.
Researchers were able to create a fake certificate authority.
launches new video initiative (cnet, 7 Dec 2008) talks about how
video is becoming the dominant source of traffic and that Cisco can help
build media networks specifically made for video.
Knockout (Forbes, 18 Sep 2008) discusses Cogent, its business
model, and their multiple tier-one peering showdowns.
data center standards just the start (NetworkWorld, 20 Oct 2008)
discusses changing Ethernet to support connectivity for new
Russian Firm Seen as Conduit for Cybercrime (Washington Post, 13 Oct
2007), talks about a company that provides 'bulletproof' hosting for
otherwise undesirable organizations and operations.
man who owns the Internet (Business 2.0 magazine, 22 May 2007),
discusses successful domain name speculation.
See also Masters
of their Domains (Business 2.0 magazine, 1 Dec 2005) for an earlier
discussion about domainers.
Spam Surge Linked to Russian Bot Herders (eWEEK, 16 Nov 2006),
discusses email spam and how large numbers of virus infected systems are
managed, and which are vulnerable.
- Discussion of
page load time optimization (30 Oct 2006)
Last revised: 30 September 2010, Prof. Davison.