Casa de Internet


LACNIC at the Latin American Telecommunications Congress

LACNIC will have a strong presence at the upcoming Latin American Telecommunications Congress (CLT 018) to be held in Cuba, an event that will bring together telecommunications operators, regulators, executives, members of academia, and analysts of the Latin


ICANN announces a draft plan for moving forward with the KSK Roll.

ICANN has opened a formal public comment period to receive community input on a draft plan [PDF, 93 KB] to proceed with the KSK rollover project. This comment period will run until 1 April 2018 and they are eager to receive any and all comments. The plan


6 QUESTIONS IN 140 CHARACTERS: Get to know Göran Marby, ICANN’s CEO.

We contacted Göran Marby, ICANN’s new CEO, with the following questions and asked him to answer them in 140 characters! Take a look: LACNIC NEWS: What do you know about the RIR community? GORAN MARBY: I know how incredibly dedicated they are!


LACNIC welcomes ICANN to Casa de Internet for Latin America and the Caribbean

By Rafael Lito Ibarra* Members of the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) decided to join the Latin American and Caribbean community on the occasion of the LACNIC 28 meeting in the city of Montevideo and hold


There Is No Future with the Current Digital Divide

As Internet connectivity grows, the digital divide widens and the hope that the Internet will become a tool that will guarantee equal opportunity for all seems a bit far from reality. This is how we might summarize the opinion of the InterCommunity panel on


Steve Crocker: “There Are Only Two Kinds of IP Addresses: IPv6 and Non-IPv6.”

Steve Crocker, chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), admitted that the coexistence of IPv4 and IPv6 has generated certain tensions, though he stressed that IPv6 will be the dominant system in a


Internet Exchange Points reduce Internet prices and increase Internet speed

“More than 55 Internet exchange points – also known as IXPs – installed in Latin America and the Caribbean have allowed bringing content closer to end users and led to a reduction in rates while allowing an increase in speed,” said Ariel Graizer,


IETF: IP Protocol Stacks in Extreme Environments

More than 1000 experts from around the world gathered for the IETF 98 event held in Chicago (USA), a global meeting of the group of engineers and professionals that agrees the technical aspects that allow the proper operation of the Internet. Attended by a


Root KSK rollover

ICANN is planning to perform a Root Zone Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) KSK rollover as required in the Root Zone KSK Operator DNSSEC Practice Statement. Rolling the KSK means generating a new


Stronger Internet Exchange Points

This year, LACNIC’s Internet Security and Stability Program offered workshops, technical talks and tutorials in at least seven countries across the region with the aim of contributing to strengthen Latin American and Caribbean Internet Exchange Points