back to article Watch your MANRS: Akamai, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Google, and pals join internet routing security effort

A community effort to improve the internet's routing security has won the backing of some of the web's biggest names. Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Akamai, and Netflix, among others, have signed up to the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) group, in their roles as content delivery networks (CDNs) and …

  1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Unlimiting Progress in Leaps and Bounds

    This widespread issue is something that has become increasingly important in the past few years as the number and size of connectivity breakdowns and attacks on the global system have grown.

    When that widespread issue is an Intelligently Designed Default Facility and Virtually Remote Advancing ACTive IT Utility, are any and all attacks upon and against it always extraordinarily rendered self-destructive and counter-productive.

    Take extreme care when daring to venture and engage with forces and sources drivering events over horizons and through stumbling blocks there.

    Be better than just good is more than just excellent sound advice to survive practically intact and fully loded for as long as ever IT is dealt there.

    “In fact, they [China Telecom] reached out to us,” he said, noting that it seemed genuinely interested in working with MANRS to fix its issues.

    Bravo, China Telecom. ..... deciding on one of the SMARTR Ways To Go .... Jumping into the Deep and Dark Ends with Wannabe Sharks and Almighty Whales.

  2. Jamie Jones Silver badge
    Coat

    I see what you did there!

    "The truth is that the industry hopes good old-fashioned peer pressure will resolve most of the issues."

  3. Error 418

    "...web browsing and other online activities can be snooped on..."

    It's good to know companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are so concerned about people's internet activities being snooped on.

    1. IGotOut Silver badge
      Joke

      Re: "...web browsing and other online activities can be snooped on..."

      You misunderstood. The WRONG people are snooping, you know governments. So long as it's private enterprise making money from it, there is no problem.

      Don't like it? Then clearly you are a left wig, socialist loving , red commie traitor!

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: "...web browsing and other online activities can be snooped on..."

      Of course, they don't want others to get access to all that juicy data and be able to compete with them selling ads!

  4. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    To what extent would this be proof of government bad actors? Logging requirements, national security letters and the like must make all of the participants liable to interference.

    1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      Oops. Proof against

      1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

        When double negatives are not always positive

        Oops. Proof against ...... Doctor Syntax

        You got it more right the first time, Doctor Syntax, with it being also proof of government bad actors too.

  5. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    An Epic Present Fail ....... Too Much Info not Enough Intel

    One just has to say, if so much secret sensitive information is being so easily snooped and made available and more widely known to any number of self-interested authorities, what did they plan to do with all of, for they sure as shit is shite haven't delivered anything even remotely acceptable and Greater IntelAIgent Games Crowd Pleasing.

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