Presentation on theme: "1 The Impact of IPv6 on Society ～ a Government Perspective ～ Kaori ITO Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications ( MPHPT)"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Impact of IPv6 on Society ～ a Government Perspective ～ Kaori ITO Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications ( MPHPT) Global IPv6 Summit in Japan, Dec 4 2001
2 Government Strategy on IPv6 (1/2) ★ Sep. 2000: “Policy Speech” Contribution to the development of the Internet through IP version 6 ★ Nov. 2000: “IT Basic Law” ★ Jan. 2001: “e-Japan Strategy” Promote the shift to the IPv6 Internet ★ Mar. 2001: “e-Japan Priority Policy Program” By 2003, enhancement and utilization of various functions of IPv6 on information appliances, etc By 2005, realization of IPv6-based Internet environment
3 Government Strategy on IPv6 (2/2) ★ Support on IPv6 projects ・ IPv6 Information Appliances project : 8.05 billion yen ・ JGN (Japan Gigabit Network) IPv6 project : 1.2 billion yen ★ Information & Telecommucations Council ” ・ 2 committees on the Internet development ( Mar. 2001 ～ ) ★ Other measures ・ Tax incentive
4 I C A N N ★ ICANN The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers → have focused on 7 new generic Top Level Domains... ★ IPv6 has come to the implementation stage !
5 ICANN Organization ICANN Board of Directors (19 members) Chair : Vinton Cerf / Murai, Katoh （ Domain Name Supporting Organization) （ Address Supporting Organization) （ Protocol Supporting Organization) （ At-Large Membership) At-Large DNSOASOPSO Business Non-commercial ccTLD registries gTLD registries I S P Registrars Intellectual Property ＡＲＩＮ RIPE NCC APNIC IETF W3C ITU-T ETSI APNIC JPNIC Governmental Advisory Committee Root Server System Advisory Committee Membership Implementation Task Force Budgetary Advisory Group President and CEO (M ． Stuart Lynn)
6 GAC (Govermental Advisory Committee) communiques on IPv6 ( 1/2 ) ★ Sep. 2001, Montevideo The GAC invites ICANN to make further information available at the next meeting about IP version 6 deployment issues, including address assignment policies and infrastructure readiness, such as root server resolution. http://www.icann.org/committees/gac/
7 GAC (Govermental Advisory Committee) communiques on IPv6 ( 2/2 ) ★ Nov. 2001, Marina del Rey The GAC welcomes the update received from the ICANN Board of Directors which recognized the importance of the ICANN’s roles in IPv6 deployment e.g. fair assignment policy of IPv6 address space, the mapping of names and IPv6 addresses in the DNS zone file and stable operation of zone file exchange over IPv6-based network. The GAC strongly encourages ICANN to provide further updates to GAC and the community on the urgent issues of IPv6 deployment status, including the migration issues from IPv4 to IPv6. The GAC strongly supports the efforts of ICANN and related groups in smooth and safe deployment of IPv6. http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/icann/mdr2001/archive/pres/gac-communique.html
8 Governments’ Concern ( 1/3 ) IPv6 will have great impact on : ★ ISPs ★ networks ★ Vendors ★ Contents Service Providers ★ Consumers, etc ★ the Society itself
9 Governments’ Concern ( 2/3 ) IPv6 will have great impact on : ★ Security ★ Privacy ★ Intellectual Property ★ Industries ★ Society (health, education, etc) ⇒ it may have effects on both ( + and - ) ways
10 Governments’ Concern ( 3/3 ) Smooth and safe deployment of IPv6 to contribute to IT Society in domestic and global way…. ⇒ ★ These are on your shoulders !