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Re: who are the root server operators?
On 4 Nov 2002, Paul Vixie wrote: > > And remember - Paul Vixie has shown that 10% of the inbound traffic at > > c.root-server.net is bogus rfc1918 sourced. Making the addresses public > > will serve as a DDoS vector against the root operators.... > > moreover, duane wessels came to eugene last week to tell us that only 2.1% > of the queries hitting F-root were valid. there's got to be a way to make > that better. "For example, one bad release of popular domain software drove averages to over five times the normal load for extended periods. At present, we estimate that over 50% of all root server traffic could be eliminated by improvements in various resolver implementations to use less aggressive retransmission and better caching." Mockapetris P., Dunlap K.; Development of the Domain Name System, Proceedings of SIGCOMM '88, Computer Communication Review Vol 18, No 4, August 1988.