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The Inner Workings of the Russian Business Network

The Russian Business Network (RBN) claimed to be a legitimate Internet service provider (ISP) back in 2006. Shortly after establishing its business, however, it gained notoriety for hosting the sites owned by spammers, malware operators, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attackers, and other cybercriminals. more

Afrinic’s IP Address Crisis Raises Red Flags for Entire African Internet’s Sustainability

The recent IP address crisis involving Africa’s regional internet registry (Afrinic) and Cloud Innovation has shaken up the internet industry, also raising the long-standing question if RIR’s IP asset governance policies are sustainable for long-term network growth. more

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