[dns-operations] D9.INFO.AFILIAS-NST.ORG

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sun Apr 20 02:51:09 UTC 2008

> requests to change the root zone
> - are authenticated by the IANA
> - trigger technical checks by the IANA
> - trigger administrative checks by the US DoC
> - trigger technical checks by Verisign
> - result in changes to the root zone by Verisign

i wonder what technical checks the doc and verisign could do that iana
would not already have done.

or, to be less oblique/tactful, i bet you a dinner that the doc's
'technical' checks are pretty much above layer eight, like calling the
departments of fatherland security, state, ...

> I was referring to the second item in the list. You know this already,
> and I don't see that we're disagreeing about anything, but perhaps
> further clarification on the operational procedure is useful for someone
> else here.



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