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DNS provider Dyn gets DDoSed, takes out Twitter, GitHub and plenty others

Some of the biggest names on the internet – including Twitter, GitHub, Etsy, Spotify, the New York Times and the Boston Globe, among many others – were temporarily knocked offline by a DDoS attack that targeted DNS provider Dyn early Friday morning.

Written by Jon Gold22 Oct. 16 00:59

There are just 28 internet domains on North Korea’s DNS

The internet in North Korea is an unsurprisingly small and circumscribed place – there are just 28 TLDs on the entirety of the country’s .kp domain, compared to almost 335 million globally.

Written by Jon Gold21 Sept. 16 05:47

EU outlines stiff new net neutrality rules

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications published a 45-page report that essentially bans paid prioritization of network traffic, and imposes strict requirements on any specialized services that ISPs want to offer.

Written by Jon Gold31 Aug. 16 05:45

Why Box’s CEO is so cloud crazy

Aaron Levie, the outspoken founder and CEO of enterprise file sharing and storage powerhouse Box, talked to Network World ahead of the company’s news about its Zones and Accelerator projects. Levie also discussed start-ups, the march of the public cloud, and even his past work as a professional magician.

Written by Jon Gold10 Aug. 16 22:59
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