[dns-operations] Opportunity to operate a non-gTLD non-ccTLD TLD

Matt Nordhoff lists at mn0.us
Sat Jul 9 00:47:15 UTC 2022

On Fri, Jul 8, 2022 at 9:47 PM John R Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
> >> The incumbent is Verisign.  Any reason to believe they are looking to replace them?
> >
> > It might just be the USG has to go through a procurement process for this sort of thing every few years.
> Sure.  Just wondering if there are reasons that the USG might be unhappy with VRSN.
> The RFP says they currently do not provide DNS service to registrants but
> want the new contractor to do so, to make the DNS more secure and
> reliable.  I would imagine VRSN could do that.

It would have been easier before Verisign sold that whole business
line to Neustar, but sure. :-D
Matt Nordhoff

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