In a lot of ways, China's Internet isn't the sort of Internet you want to be using. It's ridiculously censored, for example. But in other ways, it's way better than the stuff we have over here. According to a recent report from the New England Complex Systems Institute, China's 'net infrastructure is head and…
The new internet—or at least, the new IP protocol that allows the internet to work—rolled out earlier this month. Shiny and new, it's the future of our online lives. But US law enforcement agencies are worried that it could be abused in intriguing new ways by online criminals.
A whole new version of the Internet is about to take over. Internet Protocol version 6 is here to save us from the dwindling number of IPv4 addresses. If everything seems the same as before, rejoice!. That means everything went to plan.
If your grandmother's Facebook account wasn't a tell-tale sign that the internet has come of age, here's another: after this week, the internet will run out of new IPv4 addresses. But don't fret, because we're moving on up to IPv6!
Every time you buy a domain name like io9.com, it's given a unique numerical IP address on the internet. But what happens when the well of numbers runs dry? We're about to find out.