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

Paul Vixie paul at vix.com
Thu Jan 17 20:05:04 UTC 2008

> 	er, "... violate the spammer's PRIVACY."  ????
> 	if the data is IN a zone file, kind of by definition its
> 	not private.  get the data in bulk (via *XFR) or as a stream
> 	(via QUERY)... the data is there so that it can be retreieved. **
> 	or am I misunderstanding the DNS again?

no, but you may be misunderstanding civil tort law and/or judicial psychology.

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