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China Develops IPv9-Based Network

Shanghai Evening Post, 1/24/08

Xie Jianping, head of the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) Science and Technology Department's Decimal Network Standards workgroup, presided over the announcement of the launch of a ten-digit network developed by the workgroup yesterday. The network is based on the domestically developed IPv9 protocol, and has a domain name root analysis center in Shanghai, with related systems in Beijing and Changsha also going into operations. Xie revealed that the workgroup was currently developing domain names ending in the .china top-level domain, to be allocated to domestic websites. Because the standard is domestically developed, address resource allocation will not be subject to any limitations.

The current hexadecimal network addressing system is controlled by America, requiring China to pay fees - including domain name registration fees, address resolution fees, and channel resource fees - of over RMB 500 bln per year.

Keywords: IPv9 Xie Jianping Decimal Network Standards .china Chinese technology standard Beijing Changsha domain name domain name registration Internet MII Shanghai standard


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