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This is an automatically updated list of news item and articles relating to RIPE NCC and NRO involvement in Internet governance.
RIPE NCC Attends OECD Ministerial Meeting

On 17-18 June 2008, the RIPE NCC joined together with its industry partners to form the Internet Technical Community (ITC) and attended the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy in Seoul, South Korea.

Regional Internet Registries to Appeal for IPv6 Investment at OECD Conference on “The Future of the Internet Economy”

The longer investment is deferred, the greater the risk of Internet growth slowing down and additional costs being incurred Danger of arrested development: The cost of migrating the Internet infrastructure to IPv6 will be significant, but the cost of not making this investment will end up being far higher.

Regional Internet Registries to Appeal for IPv6 Investment at OECD Conference on The Future of the Internet Economy

The longer investment is deferred, the greater the risk of Internet growth slowing down and additional costs being incurred Danger of arrested development: The cost of migrating the Internet infrastructure to IPv6 will be significant, but the cost of not making this investment will end up being far higher.

The Internet Technical Community Issues Memorandum on the Future of the Internet in a Global Economy

Members of the Internet technical community have gathered from across the globe to share knowledge and perspective on how best to safeguard Internet development and innovation with attendees of the OECD Ministerial.

IPv6 Deployment Panel at ICANN Meeting, Lisbon
YouTube Hijacking: A RIPE NCC RIS case study

On Sunday, 24 February 2008, Pakistan Telecom (AS17557) started an unauthorised announcement of the prefix 208.65.153.0/24. One of Pakistan Telecom's upstream providers, PCCW Global (AS3491) forwarded this announcement to the rest of the Internet, which resulted in the hijacking of YouTube traffic on a global scale.

IANA Introduces AAAA Record For K-root
RIPE NCC Participating in OECD Working Party on IP Addresses
ASO AC Elections: Hans Petter Holen Elected
Ray Pelletier first IETF Administrative Director