Former ICANN director Blokzijl dies at 72

by Kevin Murphy
Rob Blokzijl, a former ICANN director widely acknowledged as an internet pioneer, died last week at the age of 72. He passed away December 1, according to RIPE. Blokzijl, a citizen of the Netherlands, was one of the founders of RIPE NCC, the European IP address registry and the first of the internet’s Regional Internet Registries, in 1989.Read the full article