IHI is now a DNS-OARC member

The Internet History Initiative has officially joined DNS-OARC . The history of DNS operations is, in a real sense, the history of the Internet. We’re looking forward to connecting with the DNS-OARC community to explore and celebrate this legacy in coming years!

Mirroring RIPE RIS

Now mirroring RIPE RIS

We’ve completed our first offsite preservation mirror of the RIPE RIS historical BGP datasets, all collectors, from inception, and continue to mirror with a 1 day lag. More sources available under Sources.

Initial resource index

Created a first rough index of external related projects

First sets of links to public data repositories are now available under Sources. Please
suggest additional public data resources that you’d like to see linked here.

IHI assigned NAAN 26338

The ARK Alliance has assigned the Internet History Initiative a unique Name Assigning Authority Number (NAAN) for use in its issuance of unique ARKs,
joining more than 1200 participating institutions in the ARK Alliance.

Welcome to InternetHistoryInitiative.org

Created a placeholder for the IHI website.

Feel free to get in touch if you or your institution would like to learn more about participating in the preservation and curation of the Internet infrastructure’s historical datasets.