Iljitsch van Beijnum /

Associate Writer

In the late 1990s, Iljitsch worked in the Internet Service Provider business in the Netherlands. In 2000, he became a freelance writer and networking consultant. He wrote "BGP," (O'Reilly, 2002) a book about the BGP routing protocol, and "Running IP6v" (Apress, 2005). Iljitsch is currently putting the finishing touches on his Ph.D. work at the telematics department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Spain. He contributes articles about network protocols such as IPv6 as well as Apple-related topics to Ars Technica. When his iPhone is out of podcasts, he contemplates writing science fiction one day.