[dns-operations] whois location standard

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Tue Aug 26 09:12:36 UTC 2008

* Calvin Browne:

> You operate a zone - and want to publish the location of the whois
> service for that zone. You simply publish a SRV record, and now people
> know where to find whois information for that zone.

> Or aa.xx can subvert xx by publishing a different location for xx ?

aa.xx can subvert the xx WHOIS service, as perceived by the end user,
by claiming to run its own WHOIS service and serve bad or misleading
data for aa.xx.

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