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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
Ron da Silva Appointed to Address Supporting Organization Advisory Council
NRO at ICANN 39
Jason Schiller re-elected to the NRO Number Council
Global Policy for Autonomous System Numbers
Organizations Urged to Stop Delaying IPv6 Deployment to Safeguard Future Growth of the Internet
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.