Yet another Quadruple DNS?

sthaug at sthaug at
Tue Apr 3 10:29:48 UTC 2018

> > This also ignores the shift if every house in the world did its own
> > recursion. TLD servers and auth servers all over the world would
> > have to massively up their capacity to cope.
> With my TLD operator hat, I tend to say it is not a problem, we
> already have a lot of extra capacity, to handle dDoS.
> > As long as ISPs don't actually disallow running of recursive servers
> That would be a terrible violation of network neutrality. I hope that
> such ISP will go bankrupt.

With my ISP hat on: I see no problem with this as long as the
resolver is not open to the Internet.

There are unfortunately plenty of home user equipment with an open
DNS proxy (probably also some resolvers). This *will* be misused.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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