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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)

The Internet Hall of Fame Part 2: They Built the World Wide Web (eWeek)

The Internet Society named 33 Hall of Fame inductees last month, grouped as Pioneers, Innovators and Global Connectors, who helped make the Internet what it is today. Launched 20 years ago by Vint Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, the Internet Society has the mission to keep the network open and free. (Source: eWeek)

IPv6 Security: What You Need to Know (ZDNet)

IPv6 is central to safeguarding the expansion of the internet, but the global deployment of the protocol raises its own security challenges, says Axel Pawlik. (Source: ZDNet)

IPv6: Europe 'Ahead' in New Net Address Scheme (BBC)

Norway is leading the way in preparing for the move to the net's new addressing scheme, a survey has shown. (Source: BBC)

Interview with Axel Pawlik on IP Issues (Digital Broadcast Middle East pp. 38-42)

The exhaustion of the IPv4 address pool affects network operators and broadcasters alike. Jason Saundalker chats with Axel Pawlik, Managing director of RIPE NCC to talk about the issues and opportunities that broadcasters face today. (Source: Digital Broadcast Middle East pp. 38-42)

Need to know: IPv6 explained (Bdaily Business Network)

According to the Office for National Statistics, SME’s make up 99.9 percent of the total number of businesses in the UK; providing 59.1 percent of all private sector jobs and generating 48.7 percent of total public sector turnover. (Source: Bdaily Business Network)

Safeguarding the Internet’s Future Growth (IP & TV News)

2012 will see the world run out of IP addresses. The current standard (IPv4) is now on the verge of full depletion, and in the near future devices will only be able to connect to the Internet using the new standard (IPv6). (Source: IP & TV News)

IPv6 by the numbers (Daniweb)

Wednesday 6th June 2012 is World IPv6 Launch Day (no, seriously, it is) and, we have been continually reminded in a Chicken Little fashion, the IPv4 address space sky is falling. (Source: Daniweb)

UK and US lagging on IPv6 adoption as Norway leads the way (

The UK and the US are lagging outside the top 20 nations for IPv6 adoption, despite the depletion of IPv4 addresses and widespread attempts at promoting awareness of the need to migrate to the new protocotol. (Source:

IPv6 - The Independent "Man In The Middle" View (Computerweekly)

In conversation with Axel Pawlik, MD of RIPE NCC (which is obviously better than an unripe version). (Source: Computerweekly)