[dns-operations] DNS training at the NSA

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Jan 19 18:39:50 UTC 2015

* Stephane Bortzmeyer:

> On <http://www.spiegel.de/media/media-35658.pdf> p. 9 (NSA slides,
> leaked to the press), the DNS resolution process is strange, as if
> recursion, instead of iteration, were used by all DNS servers of the
> world, including the root name servers. Too much haste in using
> PowerPoint? Ignorance? Deliberate attempt to obfuscate the issue?

I think those arrows express delegation, not packet flow.
Does the difference matter?

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