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NRO Comments on the WGIG Panel at ICANN WSIS Workshop in Cape Town

Presented by Paul Wilson, Director General, APNIC The Regional Internet Registries have been participating in WSIS for over two years, individually and more recently through the Number Resource Organization, which represents RIRs globally. There are a few WSIS areas where we might like to spend our time, but WGIG is now demanding all of our attention. We are participating in… Read More

Clarification on NRO statement: “NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses”

Clarification on NRO statement: “NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses” In the NRO response to the ITU Memorandum “ITU and Internet Governance” we said, “The ITU memorandum has proposed a new IPv6 address space distribution process, based solely on national authorities.” We understand that some parties have expressed concern that we may have… Read More

Houlin Zhao’s Response to NRO Statement: “NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses”

Houlin Zhao’s Response to NRO Statement: “NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses” Dear Paul, Having read your document, I find many valuable information and opinions, which I share with you without hesitation and reservation. However, I also find some misunderstandings to my proposals on IPv6. To avoid further confusions and unnecessary reactions, I… Read More

Summary of NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

Summary of NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses Introduction On 21 October 2004, the Director of ITU TSB published a memorandum, “ITU and Internet Governance” for public comment. The text below is a summary of the Number Resource Organization’s (NRO) public response on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries: APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and… Read More

NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses On 21 October 2004, the Director of ITU TSB published a memorandum, “ITU and Internet Governance” for public comment. The Number Resource Organization (NRO) respectfully offers this public response on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries: APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and RIPE NCC. This response is limited to… Read More

ICANN and the NRO Sign MoU on the Address Supporting Organization that Safeguards Best Policies for Distribution of Internet Numbers

RESTON, VA – Today, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) signed a formal agreement that will allow those with the greatest interest in the strength and viability of the Internet to play a significant policy making role in the global distribution of Internet numbers. The agreement – a formal Memorandum of… Read More

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman. Thank you for allowing me time to make a few short remarks. I am Raymond Plzak, the President of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, ARIN, one of the Regional Internet Registries. I am here this afternoon to… Read More

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance The Number Resource Organization (NRO) has pledged USD 50,000 to the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), as part of its continued commitment to this working group and the overall World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process. The main activity of the WGIG is to investigate… Read More