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Re: NTIA will control the root name servers?
On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 03:28:23PM -0700, Randy Bush wrote: > > Basically it sounds like the U.S. Gov't (NTIA)/U.S. Dept of Commerce > > will take back control of the root name servers from ICANN at some > > point. > > no. they never let go of it. a change to a nameserver for an > african cctld has to go through the us dept of commerce. they > are saving us from terrorists such as liman. don't you feel > safe? Not that anyone around here thinks Declan McCullagh is an authority or anything (:-), but Kai Ryssdal interviewed him about this on tonight's Marketplace; the piece, modulo a couple of "root server"'s and "web address"'s, is here: http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2005/07/01/PM200507012.html Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth email@example.com Designer +-Internetworking------+----------+ RFC 2100 Ashworth & Associates | Best Practices Wiki | | '87 e24 St Petersburg FL USA http://bestpractices.wikicities.com +1 727 647 1274 If you can read this... thank a system administrator. Or two. --me