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DDOS on DNS: Stopping Internet blackouts

Writing in National Journal's Technology Daily, Andrew Noyes discusses the possibility of a massive Internet blackout caused by a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on the backbone infrastructure of the 'Net.

April 11, 2007 by Phil Windley

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JP Rangaswami on open source and hybrids

JP Rangaswami, CIO at BT Global Services and Confused in Calcutta blogger, responded to my post "The True Nature of Open Source," where I said the economics don't favor pure open source as a business model. First, JP makes five points, and believes that economics can favor open source, although he also recognizes that hybrids, mixing open source and proprietary code are inevitable.

April 10, 2007 by Dan Farber