Blog Posts



18 Mar
Network Neutrality, a much-used-and-abused term, talks about discrimination between types or sources of content (positive or negative) that is not to do with normal network load/demand management. It...
15 Mar
As part of our ongoing desire to provide a great membership to our ... err ... members, we're organising members meet-ups. Come along, talk about Internet issues, talk about InternetNZ, talk about...
4 Mar
During the last NZNOG meeting in Rotorua, Geoff Huston presented an interesting result from APNIC's continuous research in DNSSEC validation deployment in New Zealand: the country reached a level of...
3 Mar
This is a precis of InternetNZ member Stephanie Panzic's dissertation on the Harmful Digital Communications Bill. It is designed to stimulate discussion - it does not represent InternetNZ's position...
2 Mar
You may be aware that any person or business can now get shorter .nz domain names – for example, anyname.nz - in addition to all existing registration options like ‘.co.nz’, ‘.org.nz’ and ‘.net.nz’....
27 Feb
While we are talking about cool launches, big ups to Wiki New Zealand for their relaunch the other day. That is one gorgeous looking new website: http://wikinewzealand.org/  Even more gorgeous than...
26 Feb
I’m in the first day of a meeting of APTLD – the Asia Pacific federation of country-code domain name managers - which is part of the annual APRICOT. event. It’s a mouthful of an acronym, and it’s one...
26 Feb
Just as research in universities and institutions around the world played a key role in the creation of the Internet and its use, research has a vital contribution to make to the future of the...
25 Feb
Today is launch day for Gigatown Dunedin. That means that from today, Chorus is making gigabit-speed offerings available to ISPs for sale in Dunedin.  What I find really exciting about Gigatown is...
20 Feb
It’s a week now since the end of ICANN’s 52nd public meeting in Singapore, held 8-12 February. I’ve had a chance to reflect on the week and think about what happened. My main focus, as outlined in a...