- Existing Board member Antoin Verschuren's (SIDN) two-year term has ended. Antoin will not be standing for re-election.
- Existing Board member Ondrej Filip's (CZ.NIC) two-year term has ended. Ondrej will be standing for re-election.
- Existing Board member John Crain's two-year term has ended.
As part of OARC's strategic development plan, we will be hiring for a number of positions in 2014/5. These are unique opportunities for independent-minded candidates seeking to develop their experience and skills with a nonprofit organization of critical importance to the future of the Internet. This is a chance to play a key role in growing OARC as a respected, sustainable, autonomous, neutral organization.
Currently there are no open positions.
There are a number of DNS Looking Glass sites around the Internet that will allow anyone to send a DNS query from that location. Looking Glasses are of particular use in the case of troubleshooting a problem with a DNS zone that is served from an anycasted service. In the event of a problem with the service, the view of a zone can be very different from distant places on the Internet. Here is a list of some of the known looking glass sites around the Internet:
DNS-OARC is pleased to announce we have received a substantial one-off equipment donation from a number of its Members in common with the the New TLD Applicant Group.
This is allowing these and other OARC members to perform independent analysis on OARC's Day in the Life of the Internet (DITL) data-set, to further understand the results of ICANN's " High-Risk Strings Collisions" study.
DNS-OARC is pleased to announce we have received a substantial one-off equipment donation from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
As well as running twice-yearly workshops, various public benefit tools and inter-member co-operation platforms, OARC operates a number of large-scale data gathering initiatives, which collect data from its members' infrastructure. One of these, initiated in 2004 in co-operation with CAIDA and funded by the NSF, is a "Day in the Life of the Internet"" (DITL). This gathers detailed data-sets of DNS queries to root and top-level DNS operators for a 48-hour period at least once a year.
The DNS-OARC 2013 Annual General Meeting will take place on the 5th of October during the members-only session at the start of OARC's Fall 2013 Workshop, in Chandler, Arizona, USA.
DNS-OARC is pleased to announce that we have received a substantial one-off donation from <a href="http://www.verisign.com">Verisign</a> to assist with OARC development.
This, together with future member meeting sponsorship support as well as higher than expected rates of member upgrades and premium renewals, has allowed us to revise our 2013 budget on a notably increased revenue base.
Verisign's donation is being used for two main purposes:<ul>