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A First Look into Transnational Routing Detours

Author(s): Edmundson, Anne; Ensafi, Roya; Feamster, Nick; Rexford, Jennifer

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dc.contributor.authorEdmundson, Anne-
dc.contributor.authorEnsafi, Roya-
dc.contributor.authorFeamster, Nick-
dc.contributor.authorRexford, Jennifer-
dc.identifier.citationEdmundson, Anne, Roya Ensafi, Nick Feamster, and Jennifer Rexford. "A first look into transnational routing detours." In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGCOMM Conference (2016): pp. 567-568. doi:10.1145/2934872.2959081en_US
dc.description.abstractAn increasing number of countries are passing laws that facilitate the mass surveillance of their citizens. In response, governments and citizens are increasingly paying attention to the countries that their Internet traffic traverses. In some cases, countries are taking extreme steps, such as building new IXPs and encouraging local interconnection to keep local traffic local. We find that although many of these efforts are extensive, they are often futile, due to the inherent lack of hosting and route diversity for many popular sites. We investigate how the use of overlay network relays and the DNS open resolver infrastructure can prevent traffic from traversing certain jurisdictions.en_US
dc.format.extent567 - 568en_US
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGCOMM Conferenceen_US
dc.rightsAuthor's manuscripten_US
dc.titleA First Look into Transnational Routing Detoursen_US
dc.typeConference Articleen_US

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