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ITU elects US candidate, quelling concerns about internet fracture

Western observers have been worried that Russian candidate to head ITU, Rashid Ismailov, would promote a plan to restructure the internet, giving nation-states more control and leading to network fragmentation.

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Government-imposed internet shutdowns impacted 1.9 billion people in first half of 2022

More people were impacted than during the same period late last year, even as the number of internet blackouts reduced from 84 to 72 in the first half of 2022.

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What is DNS and how does it work?

The Domain Name System resolves the names of internet sites with their underlying IP addresses adding efficiency and even security in the process.

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Cloudflare outage brings hundreds of sites, services temporarily offline

The Tuesday outage took just under two hours to fix, and follows similar disruption last week that caused network performance issues across India, Indonesia and Eastern Europe.

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Redefining NaaS: It’s the internet

Network-as-a-service is popularly defined as expensing network technology and management rather than doing it yourself, but there’s a better way to look at it.

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What is an IP address? And what is your IP address?

IP addresses give devices on IP networks their own identities so they can find each other.

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Australian broadband: More money into telco and NBN infrastructure; Better connectivity in Victoria; Andy Penn retires; ACCC inquiry into mobile tower access

The current news on 5G, broadband, and telecommunications services that Australian IT relies on.

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Chile takes the crown for fastest broadband in the OECD

New data has highlighted the extremes of broadband internet service speeds across the 37 countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Surprise! The metaverse could be great news for the enterprise edge

High-bandwidth, low-latency services needed to support the metaverse could also mean a better, cheaper way to provide access for edge applications like IoT.

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What is IPv6, and why is adoption taking so long?

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of IP addresses available under Ipv4, yet despite its efficiency and security advantages, adoption is still slow.

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Australian broadband: 5G in Tasmania; fibre buildout in Victoria; flooded-out service restored

The current news on 5G, broadband, and telecommunications services that IT relies on.

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DHCP defined and how it works

Dynamic host configuration protocol simplifies and improves the accuracy of IP addressing but can raise security concerns

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Russia’s internet is still connected — but with stiff limits

The physical and network infrastructure of the Russian internet is more or less unchanged, but moves to heavily limit certain kinds of access may be afoot.

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Ukraine internet battered but not out

The internet in Ukraine has suffered outages, poor performance, and myriad malware, yet it's still working.

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ICANN denies Ukraine request to shut down Russian internet domains

Policies and technical limitations do not allow ICANN to perform actions requested by Ukraine, according to ICANN CEO Göran Marby.

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The 5 big DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and strict access controls can help organizations defend against DNS attacks

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FCC looks into BGP vulnerabilities, in light of Russian hacking threat

A core internet routing protocol is at the center of a proposed FCC investigation amid potential threats to the internet at large from state actors like Russia.

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Cisco chases quantum tech

Cisco research is aimed at developing quantum networks, data centers, and internet technologies that will connect differently than classic networks.

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