[dns-operations] fun with .gov

Jacco Tunnissen jacco at glasvezel.net
Wed Jan 20 20:02:09 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:36:18AM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:

>On 1/19/2010 6:43 PM, Jim Reid wrote:
>>Whatever the problems are with .gov, has anyone approached the Admin and
>>Tech Contacts for the TLD in the IANA database?
>Yes. I forwarded her Rodney's e-mail (didn't think he'd mind, and it had 
>good background information) on 1/14. Haven't heard back from her.

My idea is that taking .gov whois offline was ordered by DHS to hide
sensitive information from prying eyes.

Security through obscurity, or maybe not.


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