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New Instance of RIPE NCC Operated K-root Server Deployed in Tokyo, Japan

The RIPE NCC (Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre) has deployed a new mirror instance of the K-root Internet root name server in Tokyo, Japan. This mirror server is the first global node outside Europe and should help stabilise the Internet infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The RIPE NCC has been providing DNS root name service at k.root-servers.net since 1997. As the global Internet community considers changes to the NTIA oversight of key DNS functions, the RIPE NCC wishes to assure the Internet community that our commitment to providing this service and to coordinating appropriately with ICANN and the other root server operators will not be affected by the outcome of these discussions.