Recently I got an email from a colleague at a sizable ISP. He said his executive vice president wanted to know whether it was safer to use 184.108.40.206/8 or 220.127.116.11/8 for additional RFC1918 address space. I have to say I was shocked. I thought maybe I didn’t understand him. I rewrote back,
Day one at the Internet Governance Forum focused on the UN Consultation currently underway to review the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes. In 2005, when the original WSIS outcomes were accepted, they included the call for a ten-year overall review in order to take stock of the progress that has been made and to address gaps and areas for continued focus.
For the past 8 months I’ve been helping to establish a well-planned document for the Internet Governance Forum Best Practices Forum (IGF BPF). I was asked to lend my expertise to help pull together a guide for non-technical audiences that addresses the challenges enterprises, governments, public and private partnerships can face when planning an IPv6 deployment at the global, regional and local levels.
From the first email sent in 1971 to today, the Internet has grown astronomically. Statistics show there are more than three billion Internet users worldwide at this moment, and that number is only growing. In the midst of recent headlines that Facebook alone attracts more than 1 billion active users a day, it’s amazing just how large that truly is.
Last week I attended ICANN 54 in Dublin, Ireland. It was very busy week with several meetings and events scheduled every day. As a member of the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team and the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) my focus…
Every year, the Postel Scholarship Program provides funding for network operators from developing nations to attend back-to-back NANOG and ARIN meetings. The scholarship honors the life and work of Jon Postel, a significant contributor to the development of Internet standards and protocols.
From the Twitterverse
- FYI - our office will be closed Thursday & Friday this week. Happy Thanksgiving! See you again on Monday
- It isn't too early to think about ARIN37. Fellowships available, apply today! https://t.co/UwtaycgTm2
- Seeking IPv6 ninjas to contribute to our wiki! https://t.co/KXdBJqsE9G #got6? #get6!
- Check out this update from Geoff Huston at #RIPE71 https://t.co/dwKtE3Ria8 https://t.co/FUlp1uz8pD #mobile #IPv6
- #IPv6 user breakdown by country https://t.co/DnPxOE8pfx Belgium is fast approaching a 50% use ratio!
- Advisory Council Meeting Results - November 2015 https://t.co/aBjNXttk58
- There are more #IPv6 addresses than grains of sand on earth (340 billion times over)
- Step by step video guide through the transfer request process: https://t.co/oWJTox71GR https://t.co/u6fivIAnE6
- Guest blog by Cathy Aronson on ISPs adding to RFC 1918 space w/ unrouted IPv4 address blocks https://t.co/OKH7TXXRKq https://t.co/jUynbA5kZl
- ASO AC call for nominations for Seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors: https://t.co/ENr2tSLcrw
- On LinkedIn? So are we! Follow us there too: https://t.co/mQV1cDSP5s
- First inter-RIR transfer has been completed @RIPE_NCC . Thanks @TeamARIN ! For more on inter-RIR transfers: https://t.co/qMOYWWsxS3
- Since we've reached IPv4 exhaustion, we strongly encourage you to adopt #IPv6 on your networks: https://t.co/L93vDLVsrd
- Read "The IGF at Ten: A More Mature Space for Internet Governance Discussions" by @rdelapar #ICANN https://t.co/nqqZuzsxdD #IGF2015
- Nmap 7 brings faster scanning and improved IPv6 support, by @FYRashid - https://t.co/LyLhNinBeH
- Did you know we offer financial assistance to attend our Public Policy & Members Meetings? Learn more: https://t.co/BbgTqaokSl
- [New Blog] To Squat or not to Squat? https://t.co/JS4qoex2yx
- .@apnic's Geoff Huston has published his latest research - large scale measurements of IPv4 and #IPv6 performance: https://t.co/onpxOuja3Q
- Here's our recap of #IGF2015: https://t.co/UHnJopQWu0 cc @apnicdg @theNRO @TeamARIN @MarietjeSchaake @conflictmedia we included your tweets!
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