[governance] Vixie comments on WGIG
roessler at does-not-exist.org
Mon Jul 25 10:38:04 EDT 2005
On 2005-07-22 21:43:19 -0400, Milton Mueller wrote:
> Interesting, important and surprising that this is the FIRST time
> in the WGIG/WSIS and ICANN space that someone's drawn a
> connection between privacy and the DNSSEC bandwagon:
> "any zone that deploys DNSSEC as specified gives up any subdomain
> naming privacy they thought they had. [snip] While this lack of
> naming privacy is commercially uncomfortable for a number of
> Gtld's, when combined with WHOIS data, it's an actual violation
> of the law."
The connection between privacy and DNSSEC was actually discussed at
the DNSSEC workshop during the ICANN meetings in Luxembourg. Search
for "zone enumeration" in , and Peter Koch's remarks on deploying
DNSSEC for .de.
(Also note that this particular aspect of the problem looks like
it's solvable by protocol design means; .)
Thomas Roessler · Personal soap box at <http://log.does-not-exist.org/>.
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