F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET moved to Beijing?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Oct 3 05:33:44 CDT 2011


On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 05:40:23PM +0000,
 Janne Snabb <snabb at epipe.com> wrote 
 a message of 32 lines which said:

> $ dig +short +norec @F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET HOSTNAME.BIND CHAOS TXT
> "pek2a.f.root-servers.org"

The next time, I suggest to also run "data" queries such as "A
www.facebook.com" or "A www.twitter.com" to see if there is hard
evidence of an actual security problem. (Most articles on this case
mentioned that "we have no proof there was a rewriting of answers from
the F-root instance".)

 



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