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Ten Million DNS Resolvers on the Internet

Resolvers are servers on the Internet which use the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol [TXT, 120 KB] to retrieve information from authoritative servers and return answers to end-user applications. They’re often found in enterprise and ISP networks, and there are a number of public resolver services provided by people like Google and OpenDNS. It’s also […]


March 22nd, 2012 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , |

ICANN and LACNIC Agree to Enhance DNS Reliability in Latin America, Caribbean

As Latin American Internet users look on, Raul Echeberria (left), Executive Director of LACNIC, and Rod Beckstrom, President and CEO of ICANN, sign mutual agreements at ICANN 43 in Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica – At the ICANN 43 meeting ongoing this week, the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) and the […]


March 15th, 2012 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , |

L-Root in your Pocket

OK, so not quite in your pocket. But near your pocket. ICANN operates L-Root, one of the 13 Domain Name System root servers which together make up the infrastructure known as the Root Server System. The Root Servers serve the root zone of the DNS, maintained by ICANN staff in the IANA department. The Root […]


March 13th, 2012 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , |