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Experts Gather in the Middle East to Discuss the Future of the Internet

The first RIPE Meeting held in the Middle East is RIPE 57, taking place 26-30 October 2008 in Dubai.

IPv6 at the OECD Ministerial Meeting, Seoul, June 2008
ARIN/CAIDA IPv6 Penetration Survey: Seeking Global Input
European Government Representatives Gather to Understand the IPv6 Challenge

The RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, is to hold a roundtable meeting for governments and regulators on Monday, 29 September 2008 at the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel.

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.

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
ASO AC Elections: Hans Petter Holen Elected