[dns-operations] DNS zone transfers are now illegal in North Dakota?

Rodney Joffe rjoffe at centergate.com
Thu Jan 17 17:25:10 UTC 2008

On Jan 17, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Eric Brunner-Williams wrote:

> Paul Vixie wrote:
>> ...      .  by analogy, just because i leave my car unlocked and my  
>> keys on
>> the seat doesn't mean i invite unknown third parties to drive my  
>> car around.
> The car is a single indivisible tangible asset. a third party taking
> possession excludes use by the owner, and all other parties, at least
> for the duration of the joy ride, as well as tangible resources  
> consumed
> (wear and tear), intangible resource consumed (insurance, reputation),
> and value earned (taxi service fees, newspaper and groceries home
> delivery fees, etc.). The zone transfer is neither unique, tangible,  
> nor
> is the owner, or any other party excluded from the intended use of  
> zone
> transfers by any particular instance of a zone transfer (intentional
> implementation crashing instances excepted, of course).

If everyone is so intent on analogies, I think the better analogy is  
that one is taking a photograph of the car, not driving it around.

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