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ICANN at Internet Governance Forum 2012

by Baher Esmat on October 31, 2012

The 7th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan 6-9 November 2012. Since its inception, the IGF has provided a unique platform for all Internet stakeholders to engage in open and constructive discussions around Internet policy issues. Not only has the IGF succeeded in building and strengthening relationships between the […]


Video: ICANN open forum at IGF 2009

by Kieren McCarthy on November 15, 2009

ICANN ran an open forum at the IGF in Sharm El Sheikh yesterday. You can view a video of the event below. ICANN and the Internet Ecosystem Presentation [PDF, 1,440K]


There are not 13 root servers

by Kim Davies on November 15, 2007

I am at the UN Internet Governance Forum, being held this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A recurring theme you can hear here is one that has vexed the technical community many times before — “Why are there 13 root servers?” This question is usually followed by questions like “Why are most of the root servers in the US?”

So let’s dispel these myths.

There are not 13 root servers.