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2011-01-31 05:55:00

A dwindling stock of internet addresses are about to be handed out and when that happens each of the five regional agencies that hand out net addresses will get one of the remaining blocks of 16 million addresses. The addresses in those last five blocks are expected to be completely exhausted by September 2011, BBC News reports. This trigger event will likely come from the agency that oversees net addresses in the Asia-Pacific region, a body known as APNIC. When APNIC's store of addresses...

2009-07-06 08:00:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) today announced John Curran as president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2009. Mr. Curran will be responsible for building relationships with regional, international, governmental, and regulatory organizations, as well as spearheading education and awareness on issues facing the Internet community such as IPv4 depletion and IPv6 adoption. Since January 1, 2009, Mr. Curran has...

2009-06-23 06:00:00

EBENE, Mauritius, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - NRO Makes Recommendations to Ensure Future Stability of the Internet Domain Name System The Number Resource Organization (NRO), formed by the world's five Regional Internet Registries(1), today expresses its support to end the collaboration agreement between the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the US Department of Commerce. The NRO also makes recommendations for the management of the Domain Name System...

2009-05-20 08:25:00

AMSTERDAM, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - Internet Growth and Innovation Depends on Continued Availability of IP Addresses - Over 800 European Organisations Give Their Support to the "IPv6 Act Now" Statement to Urge Speedy and Efficient Adoption of IPv6 The RIPE NCC, the not-for-profit organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet, launches the IPv6 Act Now website today. With an Internet community position statement on IPv6 supported by over 800 organisations,...

2008-10-08 18:00:13

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Megan Kruse of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), +1-703-227-9872 (office), +1-571-438-7121 (cell), megank@arin.net CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to attend the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Public Policy and Members Meeting from 15-17 October 2008 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The Issues: IP addresses are the unique numbers computers and...

2008-09-09 09:00:21

Sify Technologies Limited (Nasdaq National Markets: SIFY), a leader in Consumer Internet and Enterprise Services in India with global delivery capabilities, today announced the election of Naresh Ajwani - President, Consumer Infrastructure and Operations, Sify Technologies Limited, as a member of the Number Resource Organization - Number Council (NRO-NC), a global policy formulation body for the Internet. Naresh Ajwani is the first and the only Indian to be elected to the NRO-NC since its...

2008-06-17 09:00:23

The Number Resource Organization (NRO), which is made up of the world's five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), AfriNIC, APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC, today issues an appeal for investment in Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) infrastructure. With approximately 85% of all available IPv4 Internet addresses already in use by May 2008, the NRO predicts that the remaining stock of unallocated IPv4 addresses will be consumed by around 2011. Internet addresses are allocated on...

2008-06-16 09:00:26

The Internet technical community*, including the Internet Society, RIPE NCC, APNIC and W3C, today issues a memorandum to Governments, civil society and the private sector to ensure that human capacities are enhanced or enabled through creativity, confidence and that the convergence of Internet technology is preserved. A multi-stakeholder model of decision making and a full commitment to adopting emerging technologies and standards are critical for long-term Internet policy development,...


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