[dns-operations] VeriSign becoming Root-DNSSEC key manager!?

B C brettlists at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 23:10:21 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer<bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 09:03:39PM +0100,
>  B C <brettlists at gmail.com> wrote
>  a message of 44 lines which said:
>> Well I was at RIPE58 and I don't recall any announcement about
>> Verisign holding the Keys for root. As far as I am aware the NTIA has
>> gone very quiet since it's consultation and I haven't heard much from
>> IANA/ICANN either.
>> Sounds like a journalist getting the wrong end of the stick to me :)
> This information was perfectly correct, as usual with Monika Ermert.
> http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-03jun09-en.htm
> http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/releases/dnssec_060309.html

Mmmm I read this as interim DNSSEC root signing is 6 months away but
there is no plan on what happens post interim, all sounds a little
wishy washy[1] to me.


[1] Hope this is not too much of an Englishism for this list but I'm
sure you know what I mean.


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