World IPv6 Launch: The internet will permanently change on 6 June

World IPv6 Launch: The internet will permanently change on 6 June


The time for dress rehearsals is over. This time we are going live. On June 6, thanks to the sterling efforts of the world’s leading content providers, Internet access providers and home equipment manufacturers, there will be real IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) traffic on the global Internet. And unlike the test flight a year ago, it will be for more than just a day. Next week, the Internet world as we know it will change forever.

For non-geeks, a quick primer: IPv6 today runs a...


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