ICANN APAC-TWNIC Engagement Forum


The ICANN APAC-TWNIC Engagement Forum is a joint effort of the two Internet organizations to bring the stakeholders of the Internet together with the local and international communities to share and discuss the latest topics on Internet policies, domain name, IP address allocation, and cybersecurity. It is the best chance to meet, discuss and share your opinions on the latest issues and know the stakeholders in Taiwan.

It is also our goal to establish a platform for the communities to ignite the discussions from a variety of aspects of stakeholders and to keep pace with dynamic technologies and rapid innovation. With our goal “One World. One Internet.”, facilitating we work together, discuss together, connect together under the global community as One.

We need you to participate and voice out for the One Internet!

The event date is April 16th to 17th, 2019, and website is located at https:// forum.twnic.tw

Call for papers

The 15th APIRA International Conference and the 3rd Big Data Forum will be held in Macao, from November 4 to 6, 2018.

It is focused on exploring the internet development and trend in the Asia-Pacific region and brings the industrial leaders, policy makers, professionals and scholars together to share and discuss their research and professional results and viewpoints.

The themes include:

  1. Big data
  2. Smart city
  3. Internet statistics


Call for papers & presentations: September 10, 2018 – October 15, 2018

Arrival: November 4, 2018 (Sunday)

Forum & Conference: November 5, 2018 (Monday)

Departure: November 6, 2018 (Tuesday)

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IPv6 technology trend prevailing, convert ASAP to seize opportunities

In the online world, the connection and message transfer of every device relies on unique internet protocol (IP) addresses to keep data transfer from getting mixed up; but with the rapid development of global internet, the number of networked devices is growing at an exponential rate. Also, the development of innovative technologies in recent years, such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Vehicles (IoV), has also helped cause the number of IPv4 address available to be almost depleted.

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Adjustment of the WHOIS service in response to the implementation of GDPR

Taiwan Network Information Center
Adjustment of the WHOIS service in response to the implementation of GDPR

March 29, 2018

In response to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Union (EU), starting from April 25 of 2018, the Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC) may make certain necessary masking adjustments to the results of the WHOIS inquiries regarding EU registrants.

EU registrants may contact TWNIC if the registrant wishes to restore the display of its WHOIS information back to the original format. Latest information on TWINIC’s WHOIS service will be made available at https://www.twnic.net.tw/en_blog.php.

2017 Taiwan Wireless Internet Usage Survey Explored the Digital Society Development in Taiwan

The lifestyle of being constantly connected to the Internet has sped up the development of a digital society. To further understand digital society development in Taiwan, the research topic of 2017 Taiwan Wireless Internet Usage Survey was specifically set as “Explore the Relationship between the Usage of Wireless Internet and the Development of Digitalized Society in Taiwan.”

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