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The Bandwidth Bottleneck That Is Throttling the Internet - By Jeff Hecht, Nature magazine on August 10, 2016

Researchers are scrambling to repair and expand data pipes worldwide—and to keep the information revolution from grinding to a halt

 

On June 19, several hundred thousand US fans of the television drama  250 more words

Point Of Interest

Nigeria’s Internet traffic will grow six-fold by 2020 — Cisco

​A release of the Cisco Visual Networking Index Complete Forecast for 2015 to 2020 has shown that Nigeria’s Internet Protocol traffic will grow six-fold and fixed broadband speed will increase 2.4 fold with an average mobile speed connection of 5Mbps. 464 more words

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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Distributed Denial of Service (DDos)

It is a destructive attack  make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. It is generally used to target a variety of important resources, ranging from banks, newspaper websites up to personal blogs. 120 more words

DIY

Access to several social media sites was blocked for over an hour in Turkey today during a reported military coup. Although internet traffic appears to be flowing normally again, Turkey’s government frequently responds to political events by blocking certain websites or throttling traffic.

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Surveillance & Information Gathering

Automation の調査: インターネット・トラフィックの 50% を Bot が占めている!

Automation: Bots Now Account for Half of All Internet Traffic and many are Malicious

Dick Weisinger – June 30th, 2016

http://formtek.com/blog/automation-bots-now-account-for-half-of-all-internet-traffic-and-many-are-malicious/

Bots are software applications that can automate tasks, like setting alarms and notifications, booking travel or searching out shopping and weather information.   264 more words

Mobile

Amazon Video's traffic is spiking, which means internet video is now dominated by three big companies

Amazon’s video servers are working a lot harder these days. Amazon Video has now become the third-largest source of peak internet traffic in North America, behind longtime leaders Netflix and YouTube, according to… 318 more words