October 2008 issue of ‘The Browser’ out now

InternetNZ logoThe October 2008 issue of ‘The Browser’, InternetNZ’s monthly newsletter, is out now. Issues covered include:

  • InternetNZ is forming a Policy Advisory Group (PAG) to provide a platform for expanded membership involvement in policy issues. The PAG will replace the long-standing Technical Policy and Public Policy committees
  • New Zealand Registry Services (NZRS) has replaced the authoritative name server for the .nz Domain Name System
  • .nz registration statistics with the number of active .nz domain names increasing from 342,345 to 344,293, a net increase of 1,948, the lowest monthly increase since January 2004
  • InternetNZ’s Pub-Pol Committee and Tech-Pol Committees held meetings in October covering off a range of public and technical policy issues including InternetNZ intending to draft a proposal for holding a stand-alone IPv6 Hui next year, and momentum is already beginning to build with several possible industry partners.

To read The Browser in full, or check out the archive of previous editions of The Browser, see www.internetnz.net.nz/media/browser/.