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History of IP networks: the forefathers of internet.

Generations after the year 2000 take the internet for granted. Its benefits, its accessibility and easy to use programs, for them, are things that will have always been there for everybody. 794 more words


ISS installs networking tech that may soon connect the whole Solar System

When you really need to get a signal in from Pluto, a direct connection isn’t always possible. Oh sure, when it’s a big project like New Horizons, you can make sure the line is clear and someone’s listening — but for routine updates from a Neptune orbiter or power-starved comet lander, there’s Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking, which just… 404 more words


Top CyberSecurity News For 8th May 2016

  1. A look inside the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber hubFrom TheVerge. The building where the Department of Homeland Security tracks every cyber attack against the US is surprisingly bland.

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Vint Cerf, hundreds of researchers, call on FCC to mandate open-source router firmware

The FCC is proposing tightening regulations on routers, while a group of researchers and programmers want open-source firmware to be mandated.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/216361-vint-cerf-hundreds-of-researchers-call-on-fcc-to-mandate-open-source-router-firmware

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Internet evangelist Cerf talks importance of digital preservation

When the word “evangelist” is thrown around, it is often first associated with religion and, more specifically, Christianity. Vinton “Vint” Cerf, the vice president and chief Internet evangelist of Google Inc., redefines the term. 4,512 more words

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Internet co-inventor Cerf to speak on possibility of coming ‘digital dark age’

Vint Cerf thinks emails, photos, documents, spreadsheets, webpages, videos and practically every other form of digital artifact should be saved forever — except that’s currently impossible. 663 more words