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Re: [Pr-plan] Public-Root resolution problems and UNIDT (fwd)

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Fri Sep 30 10:58:10 2005

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005 15:57:47 +0200, Peter Dambier said:

> http://www.cynikal.net/~baptista/P-R/2005-09-29%20Memo%20to%20the%20Internet%
20Community.pdf

> There was an attempt by UNIDT to start a new root system called the
> United-Root. Attempts by Ankara to test this root on l.public-root.net at
> 195.214.191.125 resulted in a fracturing of the public-root network.
> 
> The Ankara root injected a number of older records into the DNS resulting
> in false answers to queries. Ankara was also listing as root servers some
> DNS that pointed back to ICANN data and did not resolve the Public-Root.
> This was very unprofessional behavior on behalf of UNIDT resulting in a
> serious violation of their contractual obligations to the Public-Root.

I'm not sure whether to say "We told you so" or just "RFC2826".

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