route policy (Re: Public shaming list for ISPs announcing other ISPs IP space by mistake)

David Conrad drc at
Thu Aug 14 11:52:55 CDT 2008


On Aug 14, 2008, at 6:38 AM, Brandon Butterworth wrote:
> "The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority -- which coordinates the
> internet -- has been prototyping a system to sign the root-zone file
> for the last year, but they can't do the same for the internet's top
> servers without approval from the Department of Commerce"
> Sounds like some work that could be recycled (and save being wasted
> if it's decided to have Verisign do the dnssec instead)

Just to be clear, the stuff at  
will be used for more than the root, e.g., .ARPA, children of .ARPA,  
IANA.ORG, etc., regardless of who ends up signing the root.


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