[dns-operations] Survey on DNS resolver operations and DNSSEC

Peter Thomassen peter at desec.io
Mon Mar 21 12:59:08 UTC 2022


On 3/21/22 13:19, Bill Woodcock wrote:
> The alternative to DNSSEC validation is man-in-the-middle compromises.  We wouldn’t be doing DNSSEC validation if it caused more workload than man-in-the-middle compromises.  Therefore the increased workload is negative, not positive.

Is that (economic) argument all there is to it? -- If so, wouldn't one expect all resolver operators to do DNSSEC validation? (Validation prevalence is far from 100%.)

Best,
Peter


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