News of Note—MCNC, DDoS attacks on IPv6 and more

news of note

> Verizon is working to bring more diversity into its workforce and upper management, and CEO Lowell McAdam wants men at the company to be involved in the effort. CNBC article

> Eurofins Digital Testing will provide Akamai with extensive research into OTT quality-of-experience (QoE). Release

> MCNC, the nonprofit owner and operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network, announced that 22 Community Anchor Institutions now have direct connections on MCNC-maintained fiber network facilities from Greensboro to Hamlet. Release


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> Internet engineers warn that the IPv6-based distributed denial-of-service attack they recently discovered is only the beginning of what could become the next wave of online disruption. The Register article

> Canada's MPP says Ontario should investigate banning door-to-door telecom sales after a CBC hidden camera investigation captured sales reps for Bell services misleading on price and internet speed. CBC article

> Tensions between cities and service providers continue to rise over rights of way. Japan Today article


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