[dns-operations] blocking recursers

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Fri Mar 24 04:56:13 UTC 2006

>>>> my issue is in the opposite direction.  without such an rfc, if
>>>> i take preemptive action against an orn, the orn operator would
>>>> seem to have a legitimate claim to have done nothing wrong.
>>> [IANAL] You can put this in your terms of service.  Ie.:
>>>   3.2.1 nameserver services will not be provided to ORN.
>>> + definition of ORN
>>> And then you don't have to have RFC describing same.
>> where are these terms of service for us ops who run dns servers?
>> the closest we come is the rfcs.  hence my suggestion that the
>> rfc path needs to be pursued.
> I am not aware of any.  I was simply trying to point out, that there
> _could_ be some, which would give at least some legal framework, but
> that may wary from TLD to TLD and country to country.

the folk to whom your theoretical tos would have to be directed
would be those querying the zone, not those whose data are in it.

> P.S.: Please don't Cc: me, I am subscribed to list.

i am not cc:ing you.  you're in the to: line as common courtesy to
those who see this reply and want to know to whom it is addressed.


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