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  • Australians to help manage DNS transfer from NTIA

    Two Australians will serve on the group overseeing the process that will result in an end to the US government's role in overseeing the Domain Name System (DNS).

    Written by Adam Bender07 July 14 13:55
  • Whatever happened to the IPv4 address crisis?

    In February 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the last blocks of IPv4 address space to the five regional Internet registries. At the time, experts warned that within months all available IPv4 addresses in the world would be distributed to ISPs.

    Written by Lee Schlesinger17 Feb. 14 17:07
  • IANA contract is up for renewal, only to U.S. bidders

    The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is aiming to strengthen requirements for transparency, independence and accountability in its next contract for the creation of top-level domains.

    Written by Jennifer Baker15 Nov. 11 03:01
  • North Korea's Internet domain is in new hands

    Control of North Korea's top-level Internet domain has been formally assigned to a government-backed venture after the previous operator, a German company, let the national domain disappear from the Internet for several months.

    Written by Martyn Williams19 May 11 18:07
  • Why you shouldn't worry so much about IPv6

    A critical juncture in history arrived this week as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) assigned the last IPv4 addresses to the five regions of the world's Regional Internet Registries.

    Written by Bruce Gain05 Feb. 11 05:42
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