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

Peter Koch pk at DENIC.DE
Sat Jan 11 17:32:00 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 08:49:15AM -0800, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> >From an operations point of view, this TXT is problematic in that it shows that the zone operator is willing to break its agreement with ICANN without notice. They agreed to only put the following in the TLD zone:
> 	? Apex SOA record.
> 	? Apex NS records and in-bailiwick glue for the TLD?s DNS servers.

there is no such thing.

> They broke that agreement as soon as they could. Which other agreements with ICANN are they willing to break? Or, if this really is a simple mistake, which other simple mistakes are they willing to make until ICANN tells them not to?

Take a breath - or let the compliance jihad begin:

ninja.                  0       IN      TYPE65534 \# 5 08D7050001
ninja.                  0       IN      TYPE65534 \# 5 0818510001


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