26 Feb '14, 1pm

Independent Report Maps Possible Way Forward in Mitigating Domain Name Collisions

An independent report commissioned by ICANN , Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions, has offered a set of concrete recommendations on how to mitigate potential risks of domain name collisions. Click here to download the full report » [PDF, 322 KB] Click here to submit comments on the report » A name collision occurs when an attempt to resolve a name used in a private name space results in a query to the public Domain Name System (DNS ). "This report takes an in-depth look at the collision issue and the potential risks and impacts, and gives us some very clear advice aimed at how to help system operators detect and mitigate those risks," said Akram Atallah, President of ICANN 's Global Domains Division. "The next step is to seek input from our community on the report's findings." The report stressed that name collisions are nothing new and that any issues that ari...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2...

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