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Euro-Based Body Starts Handing out its Last Block of IPv4 Addresses (PC Advisor)

RIPE NCC, which allocates IP addresses in Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, has started to hand out IPv4 addresses from the last block that it holds, the organization said on Friday. (Source: PC Advisor).

Europe About to RUN OUT of IP Addresses as Switch to IPv6 Fails to Materialise (Gizmodo UK)

RIPE NCC, which handles the complicated business of internet registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia, is down to its last packet of IP4 internet addresses. It’s time to start panic-buying strings of numbers. (Source: Gizmodo UK)

RIPE NCC Begins to Allocate IPv4 Address Space From the Last /8 (Domain Pulse)

On Friday 14 September, 2012, the RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, distributed the last blocks of IPv4 address space from the available pool. (Source: Domain Pulse)

RIPE NCC Handing out its Last Block of IPv4 Addresses (Engadget)

The RIPE NCC, the regional internet registry for Asia, Europe and the Middle East, warns that it's down to assigning its last set of 16.8 million IPv4 addresses as of this weekend. (Source: Engadget)

Europe Approaches IPv4 Internet Address Capacity (Digital Spy)

Europe is nearing its capacity of old-style IP addresses, according to the body that issues them in the territory. (Source: Digital Spy)

Europe Reaches Limit for Old Internet Addresses (CNET UK)

"The day has finally come," said Axel Pawlik, Managing Director of RIPE NCC, that dishes out Internet addresses to European ISPs and other companies. "When the Internet was first designed it seemed highly unlikely that IP address space would ever be an issue," he added, according to The Telegraph. (Source: CNET UK)

Europe Hits Old Internet Address Limits (BBC)

Europe has almost exhausted its stock of old-style internet addresses. Strict rationing of these addresses - called IPv4 - has been started by the body that hands them out in Europe. (Source: BBC)

Providers Pushed To IPv6, As Europe’s Last IPv4 Addresses Are Issued (TechWeek Europe)

The Internet’s transition to a new address scheme, IPv6, reached a new milestone today as the European regulator RIPE NCC opened up its last block of older addresses. (Source: TechWeek Europe)

IPv4 Address Pool Almost Dry (Computer Weekly)

The five Internet Registries now have just 16.8 million IPv4 addresses left each, according to RIPE NCC – the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. (Source: Computer Weekly)

Internet IPv4 Addresses Running Out Fast (International Business Times)

The group which administers internet addresses in Europe has said it has now run out of addresses which use the IPv4 system. (Source: International Business Times)