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TLDR; Interested in working with M-Lab? We are hiring a Project Director and have opportunities for contracts! Check out the job description and more information about the contract, and apply by March 31st!
AFRICOMM 2018. Left to right: ￼Amreesh Phokeer (AFRINIC)￼, Josiah Chavula (University of Capetown), Georgia Bullen (M-Lab), Antoine Delvaux (perfSonar), Stephen Soltesz (M-Lab).
In late November 2018, M-Lab was invited to the Internet Measurement Workshop at AFRINIC-29 in Tunisia and to give a keynote about M-Lab and open internet measurement at AFRICOMM 2018 in Senegal. Both trips were a fantastic opportunity to deepen our relationship with researchers focused on the African Internet, learn more about how our platform is serving community needs, foster conversation around open Internet measurement, and identify opportunities for further collaboration, research and tool development to better support the Internet measurement, research and policy community in Africa.
After A Decade of Growth, Measurement Lab Spins Out of New America to Join Code for Science & Society
Code for Science & Society (CS&S) and New America’s Open Technology Institute are excited to announce that Measurement Lab (M-Lab) is joining CS&S’s Sponsored Projects Program on March 1 after a decade of growth at New America. Measurement Lab has been working in the public interest to measure Internet performance around the world and share data openly since it was launched at New America in 2008, work that will continue and expand at its new institutional home. Read on for more about M-Lab’s history and future plans.
In this blog post I’ll share the slides I presented in a session at the 2018 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) titled Net Neutrality: “Measuring Discriminatory Practices”, along with some extra comments that occurred to me after delivering the talk, when preparing this follow-up blog post.
Neubot hasn’t been updated in a while, but, we decided to keep it available because there were still many active users. Now the time has come to say goodbye to the Neubot client, because too much time has passed since the latest release. We recommend all users to remove Neubot from their computers, as explained below. If you are interested in running similar tests, you should check out the project I am now working on, called OONI Probe.