Father Of Internet

November 20, 2010 by USA Post 

Father Of Internet, The world is rapidly running out of internet addresses. At an event this week, the available addresses in IPv4 were likely to be affected by spring of next year and missed by the summer.

This means adoption of IPv6 is mandatory and Vint Cerf, one of the key engineers in the invention of the internet and now vice president of Google, has joined the campaign to get people on board.

However, this week, he not only the campaign but offered a formal opinion of the Government on how to stimulate the adoption, perhaps by the form of tax credits. The key, he said, was “incentives to companies” offer to get companies on board.

Is the government listening to this legend tech?

ISPs win judicial review

The controversy of the digital economy law has reared its ugly head, but this time the criticism may be pleased to hear the name of the law is spoken.

This week has seen a court not only to listen to complaints from BT and TalkTalk ISP around the shortcomings of the Act, but also grant a judicial review.

Groups of Internet service providers and privacy as celebrated passage as they claimed the original bill was pushed through too hastily in the “wash-up period at the end of the last government.

The battle is far from over though and will get the law overturn a new law.

The best of the rest

The ICO has been back in the news this week as the Information Commissioner Christopher Graham called for more “post-legislative control” laws on confidentiality.

BT has joined the company secretary Vince Cable a trip to China to strengthen the links between trade with the United Kingdom and the power of the Asian super.

The first smartphone to be released by Palm since its acquisition by HP, Palm Pre 2, launched in the UK this week.

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