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Remembering Mustafa Akgül

18 Dec 2017

Mustafa Akgül of Bilkent University passed away on 13 December 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Commonly regarded as the "father of the internet in Turkey," he was one of the most important figures in establishing the first internet connection in Turkey on 12 April 1993.

Cogent and Deutsche Telekom were peers... until the US network operator sued its German counterpart. The case serves to illustrate a broader issue in net policy.

Claus Schaale of Cisco Systems offers an insider's take on the adoption of privacy protecting measures in times of cloud computing and the so-called Internet of Things .