74TH INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE MEETING GATHERS MORE THAN 1150 NETWORKING THOUGHT LEADERS

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San Francisco, USA–March 31, 2009–The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet’s premier technical standards body, last week gathered more than 1150 Internet thought leaders at its meeting in San Francisco. Many IETF working groups, where technical work in areas critical to the development of the Internet–including routing, transport and security–met in conjunction with the IETF meeting. Pradeep Sindhu, CTO and founder of official meeting host Juniper Networks, spoke to the IETF on “Clouds – The New Information Infrastructure.” Several groups with key roles in the technical evolution of the…read more

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Dalai Lama entangled in the invisible GhostNet ?

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This is from The New York Times with the caption “Vast Spy System that Loots Computers in 103 countries by John Markoff” Posted as appeared in The New York Times and the views expressed do not reflect that of ISOC India Chennai. A vast electronic spying operation has infiltrated computers and has stolen documents from hundreds of government and private offices around the world, including those of the Dalai Lama, Canadian researchers have concluded. In a report to be issued this weekend, the researchers said that the system was being…read more

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Why IPv6 is like Broccoli

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“IPv6 is not the question — it’s the answer,” Leslie Daigle, chief Internet technology officer for the ISOC, said during an IETF panel discussion on IPv6. “The question is do we want to continue to have an Internet that continues to be expanded by innovations from everywhere? In which case, we need to deploy IPv6 to continue to have global addressing.” “It’s something of a broccoli technology, in that regard: It’s better for you if you eat it but it’s not necessarily appealing in its own right.” Daigle noted that…read more

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INTERNET SOCIETY TO LEAD DISTINGUISHED PANEL DISCUSSION ON INTERNET UPGRADE TO IPV6

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Industry Experts discuss the Vital Significance and Critical Issues Highlighted in a Newly-Released IPv6 Report Surrounding the Future of the Internet Washington, DC- March 19, 2009- A panel of experts from industry and other Internet thought leaders will convene next week to discuss the pressing need to adopt Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) to ensure the continued growth of the Internet as a platform for innovation. The Internet Society, a nonprofit organization that provides leadership, vision and valued expertise in addressing issues that impact the future of the Internet, is…read more

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World Economic Forum: Global IT Report

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The Report stresses the importance of ICT as a catalyst for growth in the current global turmoil Denmark and Sweden once again lead the rankings of The Global Information Technology Report 2008-2009, released for the eighth consecutive year by the World Economic Forum. The United States follows suit, up one position from last year, thus confirming its pre-eminence in networked readiness in the current times of economic slowdown. Singapore (4), Switzerland (5) and the other Nordic countries together with the Netherlands and Canada complete the top 10. The Report underlines…read more

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