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EU critical of American influence on Internet

In a recent meeting, the EU’s European Economic and Social Committee expressed concern about America’s dominant influence on the Internet. Thomas McDonogh, a member of the committee, stated, “A possible threat to internet security is that so many internet services are controlled from the States.” According to McDonogh, most of …

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Only 6% of IPv4 addresses left

In January, roughly 10% of IPv4 addresses remained unallocated. Just a few months later in June, new information from ARIN shows that number has shrunk to 6.25%. The Internet is set to run out of IP addresses by 2011. A mass-switch to IPv6 would solve this problem, but so far …

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Global data center study: 2010-2013

While the data center industry is looking at exponential growth in the next three years, it’s also faced with a few problems in the explosion of industry need for storage space and data processing power. With the need for greater capacity, denser servers are being added to data centers’ equipment, …

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Le Web Paris 2010: speakers announced

Le Web Conference takes place again in Paris this year, from December 8-9 and the speakers have been announced for this year’s conference. Lasting just two days, the conference promises to be bigger, better and busier than the previous edition. Speakers so far announced include Mitchell Baker from Mozilla, Matt …

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Tunisia gets arabic IDN

The Tunisia Internet Agency has approved the move to introduce its own IDN in arabic script. The تونس TLD has been given the green light by ICANN and will join other non-Latin scipt TLDs from another 13 countries who already offer domain names in their native languages. Recently we’ve seen …

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