[dns-operations] Is it illegal to query the .berlin TLD servers?

Alan Clegg alan at clegg.com
Fri Jan 10 20:20:26 UTC 2014

On Jan 10, 2014, at 3:09 PM, Florian Streibelt <dnsops_x730df7439 at spamfaenger.f-streibelt.de> wrote:

> # dig +short txt berlin
> ;; Truncated, retrying in TCP mode.
> "The .berlin-zone is protected through the German Copyright-Law. " "Beyond it
> is protected by criminal law and data protection law. " "Unauthorised entry to
> the zone is prohibited. " "All rights, in particular the right of duplication,
> circulation or usage, belong exclusively to nic.berlin, unless you have an
> explicit written agreement with nic.berlin.”

Is this the famed Berlin wall?

Alan Clegg | +1-919-355-8851 | alan at clegg.com

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