CIRA Hosting ICANN 45 Forum in Toronto

Several technology leaders will be in Toronto next week for ICANN 45 meetings and panel sessions on the operation, security and infrastructure of the Internet. “We are proud to have been chosen by ICANN to host this important forum,” said Byron Holland, President and CEO of Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages .CA. […]

Available Internet addresses could be exhausted by 2012

The Number Resource Organization (NRO), the coordinating group that oversees the allocation of Internet number resources around the world, announced today that less than 5 percent of available IPv4 addresses remain unallocated.

Just nine months ago, the group warned that the number had fallen below 10 percent and that the world could run out of internet addresses by 2012 if the transition to the next-generation Internet Protocol (IPv6) was not undertaken soon.