How can the Internet have too many routes and not enough addresses?

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By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | August 20th, 2014 As IPv4 runs out of space, attempts to get around the problem could make things even more complicated. The depletion of Internet addresses would seem to spell relief for aged routers that are struggling to deal with the Internet’s growth, but the complicated interplay between…

What caused today’s Internet hiccup

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By Andree Toonk, BGPmon | August 13th, 2014 Like others, you may have noticed some instability and general sluggishness on the Internet today. In this post we’ll take a closer look at what happened, including some of the BGP details! At around 8am UTC Internet users on different mailing lists, forums and twitter, reported slow…