Latest Root nameserver Stories

2009-12-23 12:39:00

LONDON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dot TK, the registry for .TK domain names, today announced that they have opened the .TK registry for free domains with full name server support. Since 2001 Dot TK has provided free domain name registration services but only in combination with its URL forwarding service. Starting today Dot TK users will have full DNS control over the domains they have registered. Dot TK only allowed URL forwarding in the past as this was the only way to prevent domain...

2008-07-07 00:00:09

By Rozana Sani Internet registry and addressing services provider Mynic Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding with Internet Systems Consortium Inc (ISC) last month that soon led to the deployment and operations of a new mirror version of the F-root server in Malaysia. What this means for organisations and individuals is that with the server in place, the online community can experience a faster query response launched on the Web. Rozana Sani catches up with Mynic's director Shariya Haniz...

2006-07-24 16:25:54

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department will hold a Wednesday hearing on the government's September deadline to give up control over Internet domain names, a schedule that some high-tech industry advocates say should be delayed. The U.S. government controls the naming system for ".com" and all web addresses through the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a California-based not-for-profit company that decides what names can and...

Latest Root nameserver Reference Libraries

2010-09-29 15:02:09

A server is a program that functions as a socket listener. The term server can also be used to generally describe a host that is positioned to carry out one or more such programs. A server functions as either sole-operating software, or one or series of computers that links other electronic devices together. In addition, they often provide important and necessary services to members, both public and private, across an entire network through the Internet. For example, when a query is entered...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.