[dns-operations] N-Root

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Mon Apr 1 22:31:46 UTC 2013

On Apr 1, 2013, at 2:40 PM, Lutz Donnerhacke <lutz at iks-jena.de> wrote:
> * Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>> Congratulations: you've solved the easy problem, the technical one,
>> and left open the really hard one, finding who has the legitimacy to
>> hire/fire root name server operators :-)
> Oh, this problem was solved years ago. ICANN was founded to bind all efforts
> of gouvernments, private people, and orgranisations in a burocracy impossible to
> understand nor to survice, with the simple goal to keep all those from
> affecting the real work of the real root server operators. The funny part
> is, that the root server operators (which does not exist as an organization)
> appears to be an organisation within ICANN. But this is only just another
> level of indirection and confusion. ICANN is very successful in doing their
> (hidden) primary goal: Let the operators work.

I love April 1.



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