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.
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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.
Europe could become the world’s leading trusted cloud region, says cloud computing researcher Kristina Irion. This is why.
Leadership in the net neutrality file will not come from Europe... or will it?
There might be a good argument and even a sound business proposal for the Brazil-EU link, but it's not what you think it is.
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 .
For less than a week now, German internet access providers have completed filing their requests for reservations of vectoring locations - in which they can offer vectoring enhanced internet access to customers. Vectoring technology allows to push broadband speed of old DSL subscriber lines to 100 Mbit/s by removing what the experts call 'crosstalk
Governments have been barking at 'spying on friends'. Yet so far civil rights organisations and activists are those turning the heat on intelligence services and authorities by using the courts.
An expert working group has presented the concept of a new system of “registration directory services”. The plan is to store personal information of domain name registrants centrally – much to the dissent of privacy advocates.
At the end of the week the EU Telecom Council will address net neutrality and the Connected Continent Regulation. Member states are disagreeing over net neutrality and the opponents of stricter protection might point now to the recent FCC vote favouring specialised services alongside standard internet access.