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Continuous Data-Driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability Draft Report



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 29 Nov 2016

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 14 Dec 2016

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
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    Ended: 18 Dec 2016

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
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    Ended: 21 Dec 2016

  5. Phase 5. Submission
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    Submitted: 22 Dec 2016

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Submission due: 22 Dec 2016 23:59 UTC


Purpose: ICANN commissioned this study in response to a recommendation from the Governmental Advisory Committee to examine the impact of root zone scaling and affirm that the delegation of new gTLDs did not jeopardize the security or stability of the root DNS system. The ICANN Board of Directors adopted this recommendation and committed to defer delegation of new gTLDs in future rounds until it is determined that the Program did not have an adverse impact on the system. Current Status: The CDAR consortium considered public comments submitted after it published its study methodology in December 2015 to produce this draft report. The report considers findings based on the measurements that were included inSee public comment in

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