bgp geopolitical analysis (warning: zero operational content. or so.)
hank at att.net.il
Thu Nov 29 07:33:05 UTC 2001
At 06:45 PM 11/27/2001 -0800, k claffy wrote:
Very nice. But:
ZA has the 3rd highest prefix count at 2700. Why does South Africa have
such a high prefix count?
2) 4th place is "??". Can you eloborate on that line?
>one of caida's elves (brad) did a cool
>visualization of demographic measures of
>Internet resources, stratified by continent with
>substratification by country (with help of
>CIA factbook, RouteViews, and NetGeo).
> measures: geographic area, human population, GDP, phones-in-use,
> ASes, ISPs, prefixes, addresses....
>nothing overwhelmingly surprising here
>but compelling nonetheless
>(yes, it turns out data can be both)
> things are not what they seem to be,
> nor are they otherwise.
> -lankavatara sutra
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