Take a Network Break!
On today’s show we parse Apple’s spending on AWS and why it may be worth it, read between the lines of a G7 communication that wants Internet companies to provide access to encrypted data, and track whether core Internet routers have hit 786,000 IPv4 routes in their tables.
Pica8 releases new switch management software, Russia looks to homegrown technology for its 5G deployment, and Britian’s National Security Council gives Huawei a green light to sell to UK operators–just not in the network core.
Hertz sues Accenture for a botched site rollout, and Juniper, Amazon, and Microsoft release quarterly earnings.
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Leaders of the G7: A Safer World Means Strong, Secure Communication – Internet Society
G7 Comes Out in Favor of Encryption Backdoors – Schneier on Security
News release: Facebook refuses to address serious privacy deficiencies despite public apologies for “breach of trust” – Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
768k Day. Will it Happen? Did it Happen? – RIPE Labs
BGP Reports – Potaroo.net
UK cautiously gives Huawei the nod for 5G network gear sales – The Register
Ultimatum to cabinet ministers in Huawei leak investigation – The Guardian
Juniper Networks Reports Preliminary First Quarter 2019 Financial Results – Juniper Networks