Interesting new dns failures

Gadi Evron ge at
Mon May 21 12:19:28 UTC 2007

On Mon, 21 May 2007, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 09:25:37PM -0700,
>  Roger Marquis <marquis at> wrote 
>  a message of 15 lines which said:
> > >If not, have any root nameservers been hacked?
> > 
> > To partly answer my own question, no.
> I cannot find the original message in my mailbox. (Not on NANOG
> mailing list archives.) What was the issue?
> > The data returned by root (gtld) nameservers is not changing
> > rapidly.
> Now, I understand nothing. Is there a problem with the root
> nameservers or with some gTLD nameservers???

There is the issue of fastflux, and the possible solution of blacklisting
at the TLDs.

Both completely separate issues for discussion-sake, as flames can be


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