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Internet Governance News

This is an automatically updated list of news item and articles relating to RIPE NCC and NRO involvement in Internet governance.
NRO to Lead Key Internet Infrastructure Discussions at 2011 IGF

IPv6 Deployment and Internet Governance workshops to highlight importance of multi-stakeholder cooperation

NRO Response to NTIA Request for Further Comments on IANA Functions

On 28 July 2011, the NRO submitted a response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for comments on the Further Notice of Inquiry on The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions.

ITAC endorses OECD Communique on Internet Policy-Making

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), at the conclusion of its recent High Level Meeting on the Internet Economy, issued a communique and press release of interest to the NRO community.

G8 Governments Urged to Embrace Multistakeholder Approach to Internet Issues

Consultations should include organizations key to the Internet’s success as a platform for global economic growth and social progress.

Significant Announcement 3 February – Watch it live!

On Thursday, 3 February 2011, at 9:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) [14:30 UTC /GMT], the Number Resource Organization (NRO), along with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the Internet Society (ISOC) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) will be holding a ceremony and press conference to make a significant announcement and to discuss the global transition to the next generation of Internet addresses.

Independent Review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO)
John Curran UN Speech on Behalf of NRO
Signing of the Root Zone Represents Milestone in DNS Security

The RIPE NCC announces today that the Internet has reached an important milestone with the publication of the root zone key tonight between 19:30 - 22:30 UTC. This key enables the widespread deployment of the Domain Name Server Security Extensions (DNSSEC) protocol, which the RIPE NCC has been supporting for almost two decades.

Be Heard! APNIC Community Consultation

Internet address management may be on the brink of change. The ITU (International Telecommunications Union) is studying the creation of an alternative International Internet Registry model to operate in parallel to the existing RIR model.

ASO Call for Comments on Nominees for ICANN Board Seat