Re: [dns-privacy] Root Server Operators Statement on DNS Encryption

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Thu, 01 April 2021 12:52 UTC

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From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
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Subject: Re: [dns-privacy] Root Server Operators Statement on DNS Encryption
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On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:43:57PM +0200,
 Bill Woodcock <woody@pch.net> wrote 
 a message of 74 lines which said:

> This isn’t a place for pointless thrashing around as a byproduct of
> someone’s unrelated agenda.  Which was, I think, the point of the
> statement.

But I wonder again who this "someone" is? I don't remember ever seeing
some one or some organization saying (at least publically) "root name
servers must support encryption of DNS queries now".

That's why the root server operator statement surprised me. They very
rarely issue collective statements. What were they replying to?