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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.
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
Dave Wilson Elected to RIPE Seat on NRO NC
Governments and Regulators Gather to Discuss the Future of The Internet

Representatives from governments and regulators from Europe, Middle East and parts of Central Asia will gather at the RIPE NCC's eighth Roundtable Meeting to identify potential strategies for Internet development. IPv6 deployment, IPv4 address distribution policy and Internet governance among issues to be discussed.

RIPE NCC Joins Forces with EU on v6 Deployment

The RIPE NCC has been working closely with the European Commission (EC) on an IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey.

OECD Welcomes Formation of The Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)
Time to Deploy IPv6 - Governments Urged To Lead Progression Towards European Targets

Advisor to the European Commission, Detlef Eckert, to stress the need to deploy the new Internet protocol now and highlights importance of public sector leadership at RIPE NCC Roundtable meeting for governments and regulators.

IP Addresses Readily Available to Indian Networks

Comments at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) about IPv4 address space not being available to Indian networks are misguided, says Director General of the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC).

IPv6 Growth Increases 300 Per Cent in Two Years

India and Other Developing Economies at the Forefront in Demanding IPv6. Regional Internet Registries Urge IPv6 Readiness, Working Together Globally and Regionally to Ensure Smooth Transition