The internet is so big that it’s breaking routers
See the original posting on The Verge
The internet may soon be too large for many border routers to handle, according to a new report from analysts at Renesys. Older hardware could reach a breaking point in the next few weeks, causing failures across smaller providers. It’s going to be more of an inconvenience than a catastrophe, but if your small provider goes down in the coming weeks, there’s a good chance there’ll be an overloaded border router behind it.