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Summary of the Impact of Root Zone Scaling

Open: 6 October 2010
Closed: 5 November 2010

Explanation/Background: ICANN seeks public comment for two documents pertaining to its ongoing efforts to ensure DNS (Domain Name System) stability of in light of potential root zone growth due to the delegation of new gTLDs (generic Top-Level Domains). The 2 documents are: (1) Summary of the Impact of Root Zone Scaling [PDF, 960 KB]; (2) Delegation Rate Scenarios for New gTLDs. Please see each public fora for comment.

The Summary of the Impact of Root Zone Scaling paper describes the potential impact to the root servers due to the inclusion of a number of new technologies and the potential addition of significant numbers of new top-level domains to the root of the DNS.

Summary of the Impact of Root Zone Scaling

Translations of the Summary/Analysis of Comments

Staff member responsible: Karla Valente

Announcement | Comments | Summary/analysis of comments