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Internet Society relies on procurement practices, 'peer pressure' in plan to measure network providers' routing hygiene

December 11, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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An “observatory” being released early next year to create transparency around network providers' internet routing behavior -- part of an effort to mitigate botnet threats -- will rely on self-policing among industry members to deliver accountability and potentially inform government procurement practices.

“By having our members keeping everyone up to snuff by peer pressure, you build the brand of the network,” Ryan Polk, policy advisor for the Internet Society, told Inside Cybersecurity of the group's Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing...

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