[dns-operations] solutions for DDoS mitigation of DNS

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Fri Apr 3 02:50:31 UTC 2020


In article <26a9dd93-91a3-dbc4-c34b-145f33e74a00 at plum.ovh> you write:
>Hi Stephane,
>
>I saw you were from FRNIC. May I ask a question that, since I got a 
>domain from .ovh, It seems anyone can have a domain extension? So how 
>can I have my own extension, such as .plum? Shall I contact the root 
>server operators to put .plum glues there?

Short answer: no.

ICANN manages the addition of top level domains through very, very, complicated
processes.

They are not currently accepting applications for new top-level domains, but
the last time they did, the fee to apply was $180,000.

R's,
John


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