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Recent Domain News

When and how will Shtokman be launched? (Bellona Foundation)

MURMANSK – Shtokman Development AG – the operator company behind the first development stage of the Shtokman gas condensate field on the Barents shelf – met with Murmansk environmentalists to discuss the project’s investment prospects, the Shtokman environmental impact study, and ways to handle CO2 emissions from the future production site.

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Internet Governance: Why Plato is Still Relevant

Abstract: In December 2008, the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has successfully completed its third installment on issues pertaining to Internet governance. The IGF promotes a multistakeholder environment, where protagonists engage in an extensive debate to discuss how the Internet should look in the future; with these discussions in place issues of cultural diversity and cultural relativism become more relevant than ever before.

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NRO Announces Less Than 10% Of IPv4 Addresses Remain, Pressure Mounts To Move To IPv6

The NRO announced this week that less than ten per cent of IPv4 addresses remain unallocated, marking a critical moment in IPv4 address exhaustion, ultimately impacting the future network operations of all businesses and organisations around the globe. “This is a key milestone in the growth and development of the global Internet,” noted Axel Pawlik, Chairman of the NRO.

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New York Times Weighs in On the "Kids" Who Are Taking Over the Media World

New online media platforms have siphoned away much of traditional media’s audience, but a New York Times reporter says the future of media, in the hands of young writers and entrepreneurs who are a “bundle of ideas, energy and technological mastery” may not be a bad deal. Like The Who said, the kids are alright!

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.Paris a step closer? CORE and AFNIC selected to be joint Registry operator

Various sources have confirmed to DomainNews that an unusual tandem formed by the .FR Registry (AFNIC) and a gathering of Registrars specialized in gTLDs (CORE) has been apointed by the Paris city council to become Registry operator for the future dotParis.

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Rick Schwartz Issues a Forecast for T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley & The Industry at Large

DN Journal’s latest monthly newsletter features a conversation with Rick Schwartz that reveals what is in store for the upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in Silicon Valley as well as Schwartz’s views on the future of domain monetization, live auctions & the domain industry itself.

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