[dns-operations] ICANN Releases Factsheet on Root DNS Attack

bmanning at karoshi.com bmanning at karoshi.com
Fri Mar 9 04:30:14 UTC 2007


On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 06:18:48PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Fergie wrote:
> > http://www.icann.org/announcements/factsheet-dns-attack-08mar07.pdf
> 
> Cool, on which base is the root server in Antarctica located?
> 
>     You can find over 100 root servers on every continent and in countries
>     ranging from Australia to Venezuela.
> 
> Change from 2004
> 
> http://commerce.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=1324&wit_id=3865
>     This technique has been very successful, with nearly 80 root server
>     instances now in service on every continent except Antarctica.

	noting carefully that I am not ICANN - do not speak for or represent
	ICANN.  Clearly they have their own plans and may have a presence
	in Antarctica.  (fwtw, there was an instance of "B" with the French
	for six months a few years back...  It was removed due to sync problems)

--bill


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