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The IETF’s *Other* Diversity Challenge

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the standards body for the Internet. It is the organization that publishes and maintains the standards describing the Internet Protocol (IP – versions 4 and 6), and all directly related and supporting protocols, such as TCP, UDP, DNS (and DNSSEC), BGP, DHCP, NDP, the list goes on, and […]

The IETF’s *Other* Diversity Challenge is a post from don't panic – One Network Technologist's View of Life, the Internet, and Everything.

Internet Access Disaster Preparedness

In light of recent events in the Middle-east and Africa, we need to evaluate what our local community could do in response to a disruption of our access to the Internet. This disruption could be due to a natural disaster, a foreign or domestic attack of some sort, or perhaps even government intervention. We need to ask both ‘what will work’ and ‘how do we do it’.