[dns-wg] NTIA NoI: does anyone care?
Dmitry Burkov dburk at burkov.aha.ru
Wed Oct 15 18:41:56 CEST 2008
Jim Reid wrote: Jim, for me it seems - that it will raise governance issues and it is not technical problem - but more political and legal issue. I really worry about potential consequences of all these intentions to deploy on the net some digital signatures based techniques (aka DNSSEC, sidr) It is very risky and can provocate Internet fragmentation. We can try to improve security and stability - but in result we can get totally different Internet - it is like as some kind of Pandora box. Dmitry > So far there has been no discussion on the list about the NTIA > proposals about getting the root signed. I would have hoped someone > would have said something by now. Sigh. > > Please try to find some time to look at the NTIA's suggestions and if > possible send your comments to the list. I think this WG has an > obligation to make some sort of "official" response to the NTIA's > consultation. After all, we played our part to get the ball rolling by > producing the "sign the root" letter to ICANN at the Tallinn meeting. > So now that there are some concrete proposals for consideration, I > feel the WG should look at them and respond. > > I would also welcome suggestions from WG members about how to > stimulate a discussion here about the NTIA proposals. Although time > has been set aside in the RIPE57 agenda, that won't be enough. The > majority of people on this list won't be in Dubai. And besides, it's > really the list that should decide the WG's opinion and what action it > should take. > > Over to you.... >
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