[dns-operations] whois location standard

Calvin Browne calvin at orange-tree.alt.za
Tue Aug 26 09:27:35 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 11:12 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * 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.

So, it can only publish bad information for itself....

I can't see how this is a problem?


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