Black People : The Internet Changes Wednesday, But Most People Won't Notice

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

    Keita Kenyatta going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    With IP addresses now depleted, the Internet Society is leading the launch of IPv6 to allow the web to continue growing.
    Without adopting IPv6, people surfing the web will have to go through a transitional gateway before entering a non-updated site using IPv4, making the experience slower. On launch day Wednesday, website owners are encouraged to permanently enable IPv6 -- the next generation of Internet protocol.
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    "World IPv6 Launch Day is a lot larger than people understand," John Curran, president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, told Mashable in an email. "IPv6 is the single largest upgra

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    Shikamaru Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    IPv6 has been around for some time and is enabled by default on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 (R2).
    Probably has been implemented on Linux for longer than M$ implementation of it.

    It is pretty cool. Although, I don't know how anyone is going to remember 16 octets of hex.
     
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    IPv6 roll outs for some ISPs are still slow.

    Mine won't finish until the end of the year.
     
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