This Internet is facing a critical moment in its history as Internet addresses begin to run out. The Asia Pacific is the region most deeply affected by Internet address depletion, due to its lack of legacy address space and emerging markets with new demand for Internet access. A Next Generation Internet with nearly infinite address space has been created, but transition is costly and uptake has been slow. This article examines Next Generation Internet policy adoption by three Asia-Pacific countries: Japan, China and India.
Read Liv Coleman’s piece on Next Generation Internet at Policy Forum: http://www.policyforum.net/whathappenswhentheinternetrunsoutofaddresses/