Comments on Spiegel Online

The recently presented report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission about prefix hijacking has also been discussed at Spiegel Online. Matthias Wählisch, associated member of the INET RG, helped to clarify some points.
The Internet backbone is quite vulnerable for prefix hijacking (i.e., redirecting traffic

to other autonomous systems):

  • "US-Kommission wirft China Datenentführung" [Details]

We deal with the topic of the critical Internet infrastructure in our Internet Atlas project.


We also comment to Spiegel Online on IPv6 Privacy Extensions:

  • "Internet-Überwachung: Neues Internet-Protokoll erschwert anonymes Surfen" [Details]