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

Kim Davies kim.davies at icann.org
Fri May 22 20:11:53 UTC 2009


On 5/22/09 1:03 PM, "B C" <brettlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

On the last part, NTIA wrote ICANN a letter in September instructing that it
"does not authorize ICANN to engage in public consultations on this proposal
[to sign the root zone]". Therefore we are not in a position to say much.

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