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Reuters: New Technology Heralds Unlimited Web Sites--ICANN

Jul 20, 2004, 15:15 (1 Talkback[s])

"ICANN, the U.S. body overseeing Web site allocations globally, has launched a new technology that will allow virtually unlimited Internet addresses, its chairman told Reuters on Tuesday.

"Vinton Cerf of the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) said the next-generation protocol, IPv6, had been added to its root server systems, making it possible for every person or device to have an Internet protocol address..."

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