Mapping Your Data, and Who Accesses it, as it Travels Across the Internet
Before we start, we would like to know about the device you are currently using, as this may affect the appearance and performance of the website.
What operating system are you using?
What web browser are you using?
Have you ever heard of, or visited, the IXmaps.ca website (https://ixmaps.ca) prior to today?
As you open up the IXmaps Beta website...
Did you experience any technical problems?
Were there any aspects you found confusing or points at which you didn't know what to do?
What are your initial thoughts about the new site?
Which of the four issues listed was most interesting for you to pursue?
Feedback on the Learn section? e.g. anything wrong, confusing, missing, especially interesting or otherwise noteworthy...?
Were you able to find any routes that originated with your ISP from near your home city? If not, what difficulties did you experience?
Were you able to find any routes that boomeranged? If not, what difficulties did you experience?
Feedback on the Map page? e.g. anything wrong, confusing, missing, especially interesting or otherwise noteworthy ..?
Was your browser among those IXmaps traceroute generation software works with?
Were you able to successfully download and install the IXmapsClient software?
Were you able to successfully run the IXmapsClient software and contribute traceroutes to the database?
Feedback on the Contribute page? e.g. anything wrong, confusing, missing, especially interesting or otherwise noteworthy ..?
Was your ISP among those IXmaps assessed in its latest privacy transparency report?
Which of the 10 evaluation criteria used for awarding ISPs stars are most important for you?
Feedback on the Transparency page? e.g. anything wrong, confusing, missing, especially interesting or otherwise noteworthy ..?
We'd welcome any final thoughts about your experience overall ...
After exploring the site, do you have a better sense about how internet traffic operates in Canada?
What did you find most difficult or problematic?
What did you find most interesting or rewarding?
What is the one thing you would improve about IXmaps?
And finally. Stay in touch with IXmaps!
Are you interested in assisting the IXmaps project further?
If so, please indicate one of the following you'd be most interested to help with.
If you can help further ...
We appreciate the time you have spent to help us develop a better internet mapping tool.
We will take your valuable feedback into account as we make further improvements.
Please return again to take advantage of the fine input you and others have provided.