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Global Internet Shutdown Over The Next 48 Hours

Internet users all across the globe may experience Network Failure as the key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance over the next 48 hours. This will be resulting in a Global Internet Shutdown over the next 48 hours.

“The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is responsible for maintaining the registry of domain names and IP addresses, will be changing the cryptographic key that helps protect the Domain Name System (DNS) or the internet’s address book,” Russia Today said.

Global Internet Shutdown

“To further clarify, some internet users might be affected if their network operators or Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have not prepared for this change. However, this impact can be avoided by enabling the appropriate system security extensions,” ICANN said.

In a statement, CRA (Communications Regulatory Authority) said the global internet shutdown is necessary for ensuring a secure, stable DNS. “To further clarify, some internet users might be affected if their network operators or Internet Service Provider have not prepared for this change. However, this impact can be avoided by enabling the appropriate system security extensions,” it added.

Contributed by Himani Yadav

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