[dns-operations] renesys blog: Identity Theft Hits the Root Name Servers
drc at virtualized.org
Wed May 21 14:53:31 UTC 2008
On May 21, 2008, at 12:53 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> Now, this raises an interesting side issue: the very same Bill Manning
> operates a root name server, B.
USC ISI is the operator of the B root server. Bill Manning has some
relationship with USC ISI in which is provides support for USC ISI in
> Which means that, in one way, ICANN trusts him,
This is a bit of a leap.
> What will happen should a root name server operator start to
> What is the process to remove a misbehaving root name
> server operator or even simply to replace a root name server operator
> by a better one?
And how would this be done? Hint: there is no centralized control and
the root server operators.
> in the real world, people and organizations change and there is
> no reason to believe that the same twelve organizations which were, at
> a time, the best root name server operators possible, will always be.
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