Telekom Malaysia (TM) said it took all necessary action to quickly mitigate the routing issue that inadvertently caused disruptions to Internet access across the globe last week, and would take further steps to prevent a recurrence.
The Internet Society has signed a memorandum of understanding with Alcatel-Lucent to provide equipment to support the development of the Bangkok Internet Exchange Point (BKNIX) through the Internet Society’s Interconnection and Traffic Exchange (ITE) programme.
The technical community managing the Internet has retreated on major governance reforms, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
None of the organisations involved in Internet governance actually represents grassroots Internet users, or are even multi-stakeholder by any usual definition of the term, argues Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
Changes have to be made to make the Internet more effective and more cost-effective to accommodate the data explosion that is happening. Bell Labs and other researchers as well as Internet bodies are working on content-centric networks, not the location-centric networks that are being built today.