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David Belson - Media

In my roles at Akamai and the Internet Society, I have had the opportunity to appear on industry podcasts and local media programs to talk about topics including the State of the Internet Report, Internet disruptions and Internet resilience, broadband connectivity, IPv6 adoption, and security threats. Unfortunately, not all broadcast media appearances (international television & radio) were archived.

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ThousandEyes State of the Internet Virtual Summit (July 2020)

I chaired a discussion on "Internet Resiliency During COVID-19" with panelists Jana Iyengar of Fastly (a CDN provider), Scott Rasmussen of NYC Mesh (a community network), and Jim Troutman of NNENIX (an Internet exchange point).

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The Internet Report, Episode 3 (April 2020)

I spoke with hosts Angelique Medina and Archana Kesavan about Internet outage trends, recent availability issues with state unemployment sites, the Internet Disruption Report, and my work at the Internet Society.

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The CyberWire Daily Podcast (December 2019)

I spoke with host Dave Bittner about the Sovereign Internet Law that recently went into effect in Russia and how efforts like it may ultimately affect a free and open global Internet.

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High Tech Forum

I spoke with host Richard Bennett about the state of Internet reliability, covering topics including BGP and routing security, the importance of personal relationships between network operators, security strategies, and the growing use of Internet shutdowns as blunt instruments for controlling populations.

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High Tech Forum
(December 2015)

I spoke with host Richard Bennett about a wide range of topics, including the importance of the Internet’s ongoing transition to IPv6, as well as data concerning average Internet speeds around the world and the correlation of that information to population demographics, rates of adoption, and innovation.

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iTWire

I spoke with iTWire editor Alex Zaharov-Reutt about the Q4 2014 State of the Internet Report, and more specifically, about Australia's position within the report's metrics and related trends over time.

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Cyber Law & Business Report (Episode 145, July 2014)

I spoke with host Bennet Kelley of the Internet Law Center about the Q1 2014 State of the Internet Report. Topics included Internet connection speeds, broadband connectivity, DDoS attack traffic, and mobile connectivity.

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Vermont Public Radio (October 2013)

I spoke with host Steve Zind about the sharp quarterly drop seen in Vermont's average connection speed, and the underlying cause of the change. 

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Vermont Public Radio (July 2013)

I spoke with host Steve Zind about Vermont's average connection speed and how two colleges and in ISP in the state skewed the average higher.