PCH in the Press

La Nacion (Costa Rica)
PCH assists the Internet exchange point in Costa Rica
PCH is deploying a DNS anycast node in the IXP located in San Jose, Costa Rica. The node includes a copy of the E-root name server and 140 top-level domains including gTLDs and ccTLDs like ORG, MX, CL, CA, FR, HK, etc.
Caribbean News Now
June 22, 2011
British Virgin Islands launches internet exchange point
Accessing locally hosted sites and files over the Internet has gotten a lot better for Internet users in the British Virgin Islands since the launch of the BVI Internet Exchange Point (IXP) on June 4, 2011 …Bevil Wooding, an internet strategist with Packet Clearing House, played a central role in the process, providing advice and facilitating training workshops for the BVI technical community.
June 22, 2011
Packet Clearing House sets up cyber-security centers in 3 countries+
AP's coverage of the
Swiss IT Magazine
June 22, 2011
Zürich erhält Schlüssel zum Schutz des Internets
Swiss IT's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore (in German).
Telecom Paper
June 22, 2011
PCH, ICANN unveil Singapore cyber security facility
Telecom Paper's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore.
Werbe Woche
June 22, 2011
Neuer Sicherheits-Server zum Schutz des Internets
Werbe Woche's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore (in German).
June 22, 2011
Icann launches facility to ease DNSSec adoption
v3.co.uk's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore.
June 22, 2011
S'pore facility to secure country top-level domains
ZDNet's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore.
June 22, 2011
Internet Groups Inaugurate First of Three Cyber Security Facilities
CircleID's coverage of the DNSSEC Press Conference in Singapore.
New York Times
June 24, 2011
A Stronger Net Security System Is Deployed
The New York Times reported on the inauguration of PCH's DNSSEC facility in Singapore, and the deployment of the PCH DNSSEC domain-signing service for Country cpde top-level domains.
New York Times
January 28, 2011
Egypt Cuts Off Most Internet and Cell Service
Bill Woodcock, research director of the Packet Clearing House, a company that supports and studies Internet infrastructure around the world, said the Egyptian government had led the way in promoting the development of the Internet within the country. As a result, he said, the companies that provide Internet service have had little reason to expect a shutdown, and so did not prepare alternative communications channels or workarounds.
Caribbean News Now
January 28, 2011
Dominica moves to develop domestic Internet.
ROSEAU, Dominica -- The Minister responsible for Telecommunications in Dominica, Ambrose George, has declared his government’s intention to facilitate the establishment of an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Dominica.
The West Indian News
November 21, 2010
Experts Point to Opportunities for Developing the Region’s Technology Sector
Port-of-Spain — Nov. 20, 2010 — The Caribbean region has an unprecedented opportunity to become a net producer of technology services and solutions, not just a technology consumer. This is one of the main points of emphasis from Internet Strategist, Bevil Wooding, who presented on Cloud Computing at the 2nd Trinidad and Tobago Business and Innovation ICT Symposium.
St. Kitts Daily News
August 30, 2010
St Kitts & Nevis must jump start move to faster Internet
"An international Internet Strategist has delivered one clear central message to the people of St Kitts & Nevis. Bevil Wooding, a Caribbean-born technology expert, has advised the Federation that the establishment of the internet facilities must be a top priority if the goals of St Kitts & Nevis technology-based development agenda are to be fully realised."
St. Lucia News
August 30, 2010
St Lucia to develop domestic Internet Industry
PCH's Caribbean Outreach Manager Bevil Wooding was a featured speaker and organizer of the Internet Exchange Point Awareness symposium in St. Lucia.
Caribbean Press Releases
August 26, 2010
Government to Revolutionize Internet in St Vincent and the Grenadines
"[A] CTU symposium, held in collaboration with US-based nonprofit Packet Clearing House (PCH), was convened by the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines at the Knowledge Institute and Conference Centre in Kingston, St Vincent."
New York Times
January 20, 2009
Online Video of Inauguration Sets Records
Internet traffic in the United States hit a record peak at the start of President Obama’s speech as people watched, read about and commented on the inauguration, according to Bill Woodcock, the research director at the Packet Clearing House, a nonprofit organization that analyzes online traffic. The figures surpassed even the high figures on the day President Obama was elected. “The peak is the highest measured to date, and it appears to be mostly a U.S. phenomenon,” Mr. Woodcock said, adding that it did not appear that global records would be set.
Network World
January 15, 2009
4 open source BGP tools
Prefix Sanity Checker tool developed by PCH was listed as one of the 4 open source BGP tools funded by Department of Homeland Security.
August 13, 2008
Experts Accuse Bush Administration of Foot-Dragging on DNS Security Hole
PCH's Bill Woodcock identifies the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as a roadblock to establishing DNS authentication through deployment of DNSSEC.
New York Times
August 13, 2008
Before the Gunfire, Cyberattacks
PCH's Bill Woodcock talks about the ease and low cost of mounting cyberattacks, such as denial of service attacks against Georgian government web sites seen in the course of a shooting war between Russia and Georgia over disputed territories.
New York Times
August 8, 2008
Leaks in Patch for Web Security Hole
PCH's Bill Woodcock talks about attacks based on a DNS vulnerability discovered by IOActive's Dan Kaminsky.
November 2, 2006
Bill Woodcock on Cuban access to the global Internet
PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock rebuts Cuban official Juan Fernandez claim of inequality in Cuban access to the global Internet.
The journal of net-centric warfare

July 05, 2007
Botnet defense
PCH's Ross Stapleton-Gray talks on "How to reclaim computer networks from hacker armies".
Global by Design
Web globalization intelligence

July/August 2007
What's Your DNS Infrastructure?
PCH's Steve Gibbard interviewed for a "Global by Design" article on DNS infrastructure.
Tech Talk
Insights into tomorrow's technology

July 5, 2007
PAIX lives
PCH's Bill Woodcock talks about the effects of a possible failure at PAIX.
The Federal Drive
with Mike Causey and Jane Norris

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Cyber Vulnerabilities
Could the U.S. government be shut down by a digital assault? Mike Causey and Jane Norris talk with Bill Woodcock, research director of Packet Clearing House, in the wake of his participation in Estonia's defense against Russian cyber-attacks. Click to hear the interview.
Internet Protocol Journal
March 2007
Geographic Implications of DNS Infrastructure Distribution
PCH's Steve Gibbard examines the distribution of the root servers in different parts of the world and discusses operational aspects of the DNS.
APNIC Apster
Feburary 2007
Undersea earthquake disrupts Asian Internet
PCH's Gaurab Upadhaya presents a special session on the cable outage and its effect on internet service at APNIC 23. See page 5 of this volume and the follow-up in Apster Volume 22
Computerworld New Zealand
March 16, 2005
Anycast DNS server mirror set up in Wellington
Scoop Independent News
March 2, 2005
New I-Root Server Supports Internet in New Zealand
Dhaka Daily Star
November 10, 2004
The Spark of a Tech Conflagration: SDNP Bangladesh reveals BDIX, A Local Internet Exchange
CNN Tech Watch
January 2003
PCH's Pindar Wong discusses the Slammer Worm
(Windows Media Player clip)
CNN Tech Watch
January 2003
PCH's Pindar Wong assesses the risks of a UUNET shutdown
(Windows Media Player clip)
Cook Report
November - December 2002
Special Double Issue on Economics of IP Network Interconnection: Peering, Transit, and IXs
Bill Woodcock Explains New Framework on Which to Build Peering and Transit