[dns-operations] renesys blog: Identity Theft Hits the Root Name Servers

Peter Koch pk at DENIC.DE
Fri May 23 09:52:25 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 11:14:36AM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> > The argument against golden addresses that comes to mind for me is
> > an aesthetic dislike
> No, not only, see RFC 4085

generally yes, but the case under discussion here is neither about
accidental hardcoding of addresses nor about using random PA space.
Much of what RFC 4085's Security Considerations section says would
also apply to today's "silver" addresses of the root name servers.


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