Make IPv6 the New Normal

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It has been five years since the World IPv6 Launch facilitated by the Internet Society, and we’ve seen an enormous amount of IPv6 deployments in the ARIN region since then. Today, we joining in celebrating the achievements of our community to make IPv6 the new normal.

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Internet Governance Forum 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey

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Last week I had the privilege of attending the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey to support the Number Resource Organization (NRO) on behalf of ARIN. More than 2,300 people convened in Istanbul, Turkey plus another 1,100 tuned in online to discuss Internet Governance matters with the theme “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance.” This being the first IGF I’ve attended in person, I have a few observations I’d like to share with you.

The IGF brings together varied viewpoints from around the world and from many cross sections of the Internet community; there were stakeholders representing development, regulatory, technical, economic, social, and civil society communities. These individuals, many experts in their respective fields, meet at the IGF to share and represent their interests, and this leads to many rich discussions.

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