The big news from JPNIC is that Mr. Akinori Maemura of JPNIC assumed office as an ICANN Board Member on November 8, 2016. He was nominated by the Address Supporting Organization's Address Council (ASO AC). ICANN is an organization with a philosophy to support and manage one global Internet with multiple stakeholders, a vision that has yet to be experienced by anyone . Many of the adjustments between multi-stakeholders that may happen in the future will not be easy, but JPNIC will contribute to the stability of the Internet by being involved in activities supporting ICANN.
"Special Article 1" is a report on Internet Week 2016, which was held from November 29 to December 2, 2016, and its main plenary program IP Meeting 2016 . Internet Week celebrated its 20th anniversary, in line with this, a new venue was chosen and the program composition was changed. The total number of participants was more than 2,400 people and the number of sessions provided was 32. The panel discussion at the IP Meeting focused on life in the future generated by the Internet.
"Special Article 2 " covers two trends of discussion on the next generation WHOIS, namely Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) and the FBI's initiative to improve the accuracy of WHOIS registration information on IP addresses . WHOIS is a service that publishes registered information to search for IP address and domain name holders . Since WHOIS is one of the most important services for both registries and users, reviews of WHOIS are continually being pursued from both technological and political viewpoints to improve its usability and stability.
“Introducing JPNIC Members ” focuses on JPNIC members engaged in interesting activities. This time we visited AT TOKYO Corporation, which runs the second largest data center in Japan, and was established in 2000 as a group company of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc (TEPCO). As its name suggests, AT TOKYO is a Tokyo-based large-scale data center equipped with an abundant power supply system backed by TEPCO. They have a strongly built and spacious center, flexible customized service and excellent bilingual support.
"Internet Terms in 10 Minutes " takes a look at Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) . This type of team is being actively established within organizations to handle many cyber attacks that are continuously occurring in Japan. This corner gives you a comprehensive explanation of the team's mission, service, scope of activities, constituency and definition of incidents. It is useful not only for organizations that are planning to create a CSIRT but also for organizations that want to reaffirm the role of a CSIRT.
Issue 65 also covers many reports like APrIGF 2016, APNIC 43 in Colombo, NANOG 68/ARIN 38, ICANN Hyderabad, JPNIC Open Policy Meeting , IGF 2016 in Guadalajara and IETF 97 Meeting in Seoul.
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