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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Certification to BS 10012 Personal Information Management System

Considering the importance of personal information protection regarding the .tw/.台灣 domain name registration and related business, TWNIC introduced the Personal Information Management System (PIMS) to the provision of customer personal information management including collection, processing, and using of domain name registration, training and conference services. Continue reading “Certification to BS 10012 Personal Information Management System”

Taiwan Internet Connectivity Bandwidth Survey Q3 2017

The latest Taiwan Internet Connectivity Bandwidth Survey conducted by the TWNIC revealed that, as of the end of September 2017, the total international bandwidth of Taiwan was 2,236,846 Mbps, an increase of 54,483 Mbps compared with that in the previous quarter. This survey demonstrated that the connectivity bandwidth from Taiwan to foreign countries/regions steadily increased over this period. Continue reading “Taiwan Internet Connectivity Bandwidth Survey Q3 2017”