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ISC Announces Start of OARC Operations

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The Internet Software Consortium (ISC) has initiated the non-profit, member-based Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (OARC) to protect the Internet's global Domain Name System (DNS).

As part of this effort, the OARC collects and analyses traffic flows on key nameservers in order to distinguish normal versus abnormal operation.

The OARC will be working closely with the RIPE NCC's DNS Monitoring (DNSMon) program and other data collection efforts.

For more information on the ISC and the Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (OARC), please see: https://portal.dns-oarc.net/docs/dns-oarc-overview.html

For more information about the RIPE NCC's DNS Monitoring (DNSMON) program, please see the Alpha test version of this service at: http://dnsmon.ripe.net/