Archive for July, 2016

Time for the Online News

One thing I always remember from holidays of yesteryear is how completely out of touch you felt with current affairs.   Especially if you went abroad, you’d get back and ask if anything had happened – cocooned completely from news events by a fortnight in the sun.  If you went for longer, then you’d  get […]

Learning About TCP/IP Protocol

The Network Access Layer contains data link protocols like Ethernet and Token Ring. When IP receives a datagram that’s addressed to the neighborhood host, it has to pass the data part of the datagram to the right Transport Layer protocol. It’s possible to see from this quick overview that IP performs many crucial functions. As […]

Commercial and Residential IP Address Classification

You might not think it’s important, how a particular IP address is classified and for many years you’d have been largely correct. An IP address is of course essential to take part in the largest network ever known to man – the internet. Without an IP address whatever device you have wouldn’t be able to […]

Communication Battles – Blocking the VPNs

There was a hope that the internet would eventually help break down geographical and social barriers, and in some ways it has.  However where you are and who you are still have a huge effect on what you can do or access online.  Many internet entrepreneurs for example have huge difficulties running online businesses from […]