Geoff Huston

Geoff Huston

Author & Chief Scientist at APNIC
Joined on September 6, 2003
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Geoff Huston holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the Australian National University. He has been closely involved with the development of the Internet for the past decade, particularly within Australia, where he was responsible for the initial build of the Internet within the Australian academic and research sector. Huston is currently the Chief Scientist in the Internet area for Telstra. He is also the Executive Director of the Internet Architecture Board, and is a member of the APNIC Executive Committee.

Geoff is also author of The ISP Survival Guide, ISBN 0-471-31499-4, Internet Performance Survival Guide: QoS Strategies for Multiservice Networks, ISBN 0471-378089, and coauthor of Quality of Service: Delivering QoS on the Internet and in Corporate Networks, ISBN 0-471- 24358-2, a collaboration with Paul Ferguson. All three books are published by John Wiley & Sons.

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2022 - Dec 07 on The DNS at the IGF
2022 - Mar 23 on Some Thoughts on DNS4EU – the European Commission's Intention to Support the Development of a New European DNS Resolver
2021 - Dec 16 on The Formation of IPv4 Address Markets
2021 - Oct 07 on Numerous Lessons We Can Learn From the Facebook Outage and Its Mistakes
2020 - Sep 28 on Scaling the Root of the DNS
2020 - Feb 12 on Deep Sea Diving: The State of Submarine Cable Technology
2020 - Feb 12 on Deep Sea Diving: The State of Submarine Cable Technology
2020 - Feb 12 on Deep Sea Diving: The State of Submarine Cable Technology
2019 - Apr 09 on DNS Privacy at IETF 104
2019 - Apr 08 on DNS Privacy at IETF 104
2019 - Jan 31 on A Look Back at the World of IP Addressing in 2018: What Changed and What to Expect
2018 - Dec 28 on Internet Economics
2007 - Dec 15 on DNSSEC: Once More, With Feeling!
2006 - Jan 11 on IPv6: Extinction, Evolution or Revolution?

Topic Interests

IPv6 Transition IPv4 MarketsInternet ProtocolCybersecurityNetworksMobile InternetTelecomDNSDomain NamesPolicy & RegulationInternet GovernanceRegional RegistriesICANNEnumVoIPDDoS AttackDNS SecuritySpamNew TLDsMultilinguismWirelessP2PPrivacyThreat IntelligenceCyberattackCybercrimeBroadbandAccess ProvidersWebInternet of ThingsRegistry ServicesWhite SpaceNet NeutralityBrand ProtectionIPTVWhoisMalwareBlockchainArtificial IntelligenceCoronavirusCloud ComputingData CenterCensorship

Recent Blogs

Call the Routing Police!

Notes from NANOG 89: Trust and Network Infrastructure

Internet Governance in 2023

Measuring the Use of DNSSEC

On Internet Centrality and Fragmentation

Popular Posts

IPv6: Extinction, Evolution or Revolution?

DNSSEC: Once More, With Feeling!

Internationalizing the Internet

DNS, DNSSEC and Google’s Public DNS Service

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