ICANN Draws Fire Over Proposed Charges

Patrick Greenwell patrick at cybernothing.org
Mon Jul 5 18:52:49 UTC 1999


> On Mon, 5 Jul 1999, Henry R. Linneweh wrote:
> 
> > 
> > http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB19990705S0003
> > 
> > I hope that the root servers are not turned over to this ICANN
> > group. I believe this to be a disaster in waiting and will not remedy
> > the problem as it exists.
 
 I am going to stick to the operational comments:
 
 ICANN plans on taking control of the root servers. It is my understanding
 that the current "l.root-servers.net" server is being designated as the 
 new authoratative source server. 
 
 NSI is under contract to turn over the A root server at the order of the
 Department of Commerce which they have said they will do. 
 
 I have links to news articles and such at:
 http://stealthgeeks.net/background.html
 
 
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