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Internet Technology Matters

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The Internet Society is focused on ensuring that a healthy, sustainable Internet is available to everyone – today and for the next billion users. Technology-focused programmes are a vital component of the Internet Society’s mission. We work to facilitate the open development of standards, protocols, administration, and to ensure a robust, secure technical infrastructure.
 
To the right are some of the Internet Society’s current technology topics. Click on each for a brief overview of why we believe they are important, our current activities, and our latest related blogs and publications, or see them all below.

Recent Internet Technology Matters Blog Posts

Routing security incidents happen - for many network operators probably at least once a month, and probably close to 5% of those incidents have real (and negative) network impacts. And though overall the routing system tends to be pretty quiet, some networks have really bad days sometimes.
We’ve been watching IPv6 traffic numbers climb ever since World IPv6 Day, and today we’re excited to see that the Google IPv6 traffic graph (pictured above) has crossed a nice round number – 5%.
It’s been two weeks since we launched the Routing Resilience Manifesto initiative, featuring the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) document, and we’re proud to see

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