Root vs TLD (was Re: Association of Trustworthy Roots?)
Eric Brunner-Williams in Portland Maine
brunner at nic-naa.net
Mon Jan 17 10:55:20 UTC 2005
> You may or may not think Verisign as registry is blameless / disreputable
> and to blame for this incident.
There is causation for incoherence between the authoritative and
non-authoritative nameservers for a particular data set.
> You may or may not think the gaining/losing registrars are blameless /
> disreputable for this incident.
There is causation for provisioning state change triggers to the database
used to construct a particular data set published by the authoritative
nameservers for that particular data set.
> Tou may or may not think that ICANN gTLD policy is blameless / disreputable
> for this incident.
There is causation for policy and mechanism that is articulated in end-to-end
transactions between registrants, intermediate entities, and registries.
These are not mutually exclusive. Blame and repute are secondary to the
correct reconstructions of causations.
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