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ISOC UK England urges Nominet not proceed with its direct .uk proposal.

The English chapter of the Internet Society urges caution regarding the direct.uk proposals. In the absence of consensus for direct .uk and in view of the risk to stability of uk domain name system the conclusion is NOT to implement direct .uk plans to shorten domains as proposed.

Should the proposed security mechanisms be justified they could just as easily be provided under a new or existing SLD such as ltd.uk or plc.uk which are both low volume and limited community managed zones.This… Read more ...

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UK Internet next ten years and ITRs

ISOC UK England and the English Chapter of the International Institute of Communications held a joint meeting on 30 October 2012 with several speakers, discussing WCIT issues. Speakers included:

– Markus Kummer, Vice-President Public Policy, Internet Society
– Dominique Lazanski, Tax Payers’ Alliance
– Malcolm Hutty, London Internet Exchange (LINX) and Chair, EuroISPA
– Desiree Miloshevic, Oxford Internet Institute, Industry researcher and Visiting Associate

Moderators:
– Jean-Jacques Sahel, UK Chapter of the IIC
– Olivier Crepin-Leblond, UK England Chapter of the Internet Society

Simon Towler, UK government representative who will lead the UK Delegation at WCIT in Dubai, was present and intervened from the floor.… Read more ...

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The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

The Internet’s next ten years: needs, opportunities and governance
Joint Internet Society England and International Institute of Communications

UK Chapter Event

The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

Hosted by Cisco, Park House, 7th Floor, 16-18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2M 7EB

Tuesday 30 October 2012, 17:00
Registration closes on Friday 26 October 2012

More than 2 billion people are now connected to the Internet, and the progression of mobile connections should accelerate the trend. Yet, there are questions. Investment in ‘next generation’ Internet access infrastructure is not guaranteed, either in advanced or in developing economies.… Read more ...

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August 2012 results for IPv6 Matrix project

The Internet Society chapter in the UK (ISOC England) has been awarded a community grants award in November 2009 to design and implement an “IPv6 crawler”, a software that would crawl through the DNS at regular intervals in order to detect and test the following:

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  • IPv6 DNS servers
  • IPv6 compliant web servers
  • IPv6 compliant SMTP servers
  • IPv6 compliant NTP servers

The software has been running on ISOC England owned hardware in Telehouse North, London Docklands, hosted on 2020Media’s sponsored rack, since Summer 2010 and more than 160Gb of data has been collected so far – and the tracking is ongoing.… Read more ...

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ISOC England event for World IPv6 Launch on 6 June 2012

Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services by 6 June 2012.

Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6. As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development.… Read more ...

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Global INET

global inet 2012

Imagining the Future Internet

Join Vint Cerf, Leonard Kleinrock, Mitchell Baker, Lynn St. Amour and other key panelists on 22 – 24 April 2012 at Global INET 2012!

Meet hundreds of policy makers, technologists, government representatives and business executives to discuss the positive impacts of the Internet, past, present and future.
Take this opportunity to:
  • Work together on critical topics that will shape the future of the Internet
  • Network with industry leaders, Internet pioneers and futurists
  • Participate in interactive strategy discussions
  • Meet key Internet contributors as they are inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

Spend two days with us in Geneva, the perfect location to celebrate 20 years of all the global efforts that have advanced the Internet.
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