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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.
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
IPv6 Deployment Panel at ICANN Meeting
Clarification of RIPE IPv6 Allocation Policy and the RIPE Policy Development Process (PDP)
ASO AC Selects Raimundo Beca to Serve New Term on ICANN Board
Global Root Server System Stands Firm Against DDoS Attack

Overnight attempts to disrupt global computer traffic were foiled in part thanks to the RIPE NCC managed K-root server.