At least,I hope it is,
In the early days of the internet, only three of the original 13 rootservers
were outside the US, which fuelled criticism of US centrism in Internet management.

Now, for the first time in history, there are more root DNS server outside the USA than inside.
With the K instance at the Frankfurt German Internet Exchange (DeCIX) there are 24 root server locations outside, compared to 23 in the US.

<a href=”http://www.root-servers.org/” target=_blank>More information about the rootDNS servers</a>

original source: <a href=”http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/35070.html” target=_blank>the register.co.uk</a>