Readers will have noticed I've been "on vacation" for a long time and this blog hasn't been updated. The reason is that the ITU Strategy and Policy Unit is now rolling out its own newslog (RSS feed here) with a broad range of categorization so that individual topics can be subscribed to based on the readers particular interests. As of today, here are the current categories and related RSS feeds but except for the first feed which is Everything [RSS], it's a taxonomic work in progress and still subject to evolution:
I'll try and migrate some of the more interesting content over when ever I find the time but for now it's goodbye to the old and hello to the new as the Strategy and Policy Unit migrates to a new local Radio Community Server.
Sean Donelan on Nanog has noted that Paknews.com is reporting that the Pakistan government is ordering ISP service level agreements. Pakistan has been suffering a 40 day Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, disrupting much of the Internet service in the country. The Pakistan Government, Minister for IT & Telecom, has "directed" the Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation to sign service level agreements to ensure 99% Internet availability. Over 200 official websites have been inaccessible for over three weeks.