[arin-announce] ARIN and World IPv6 Launch Day

ARIN info at arin.net
Wed Jun 6 11:07:23 EDT 2012

Today, as the Internet Society (ISOC) hosts "World IPv6 Launch Day",
some people are hearing for the first time about the transforming change
that is occurring on the Internet.  At ARIN, this is not news. In May of
2007, ARIN's Board of Trustees issued a resolution on the critical
nature of IPv6 adoption, and since then ARIN has actively reached out to
increase awareness and understanding of IPv6 deployment issues
throughout the region.

World IPv6 Launch Day is potentially larger than many people appreciate.
It's not a small decision for major content providers and service
providers to permanently turn on IPv6, but it does have the important
consequence that from this point forward, everything connected to the
Internet should be connected both via IPv4 and IPv6.

ARIN applauds ISOC's efforts to encourage and promote the adoption of
IPv6, and stands ready to support the community through this critical

For more information about this effort, including measurement
information on what websites are reachable over IPv6, please visit


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

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