[dns-operations] Root server operator contact information

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sun Jun 26 21:16:14 UTC 2011

>> If there are operational issues with the root, IANA staff have the
>> ability to contact our relevant partners, whether it is VeriSign,
>> NTIA or the root operators, to research or resolve an issue. You can
>> always report issues to root-mgmt at iana.org for our attention.
> Good to know, thanks.
>> I don't think it is common practice for zone operators to publish
>> the contact details for all the operators of individual
>> authoritative name servers.
> I thought the root was a bit special in this regard, and the root
> operators would prefer quiet notifications when they are encountering
> technical challenges, instead receiving the notices through IANA.  If
> this isn't so, all the better.  A single point of contact certainly
> simplifies matters, at least as far as reporting is concerned.

iana is our father, we shall not want.  and here i thought the internet
was not about centralization of control.  silly me.


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