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  1. Networks Are Not Cars Nor Cell Phones

    09.21 / 16:58 circleid.com Circleid.com - Internet
    The network engineering world has long emphasized the longevity of the hardware we buy; I have sat through many vendor presentations where the salesman says "this feature set makes our product future proof! You can buy with confidence knowing this product will not need to be replaced for another ten years..." Over at the Networking Nerd, Tom has an article posted supporting this view of networking equipment, entitled Network Longevity: Think Car, not iPhone. It seems, to me, that…
  2. In Response to 'Networking Vendors Are Only Good for the Free Lunch'

    09.14 / 23:53 circleid.com Circleid.com - Internet
    I ran into an article over at the Register this week which painted the entire networking industry, from vendors to standards bodies, with a rather broad brush. While there are true bits and pieces in the piece, some balance seems to be in order. The article recaps a presentation by Peyton Koran at Electronic Arts (I suspect the Register spiced things up a little for effect); the line of argument seems to run something like this — Vendors are only paying attention to larger…
  3. Abusive and Malicious Registrations of Domain Names

    09.14 / 15:38 circleid.com Circleid.com - Internet
    When ICANN implemented the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) in 1999, it explained its purpose as combating "abusive registrations" of domain names which it defined as registrations "made with bad-faith intent to profit commercially from others' trademarks (e.g., cybersquatting and cyberpiracy)." (The full statement can be found in the Second Staff Report on Implementation Documents for the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, Paragraph 4.1(c)). Bad actors employ a…