Rogers Breaks DNS

Christopher Browne cbbrowne-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Wed Jul 23 04:12:03 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 8:48 PM, Ansar Mohammed <ansarm-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> Well, we can just take lessons learnt from the previous time this happened. Remember in 2003 when VeriSign tried the same thing? Verisign claimed that their sitefinder service did not break any RFCs.
> But it does break RFC 1034
> <snip>
>   - RRs that the name server thinks will prove useful to the
>     requester.
> </snip>

Isn't this one the "out" that they can claim?  Rogers is presumably
reporting back records that they "think will prove useful to the

> AFAIK, Verisign only pulled back because ICANN threatened legal action.

As I work for a competitor, I won't touch that one with a 3.3m
implement ;-).  I do recall our CTO having some comment at that ICANN
meeting, though :-).
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