[dns-privacy] Roman Danyliw's No Objection on draft-ietf-dprive-rfc7626-bis-06: (with COMMENT)

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Subject: [dns-privacy] Roman Danyliw's No Objection on draft-ietf-dprive-rfc7626-bis-06: (with COMMENT)
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Roman Danyliw has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-dprive-rfc7626-bis-06: No Objection

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Thank you for responding to the SECDIR review (and thank you to Stephen Farrell
for performing the SECDIR review).

** Section  Per “These resolvers may have strong, medium, or weak
privacy policies …”, what are the dimensions of this Likert-style scale?  I
recommend a simpler sentence -- “… may have varied privacy policies”.

** Section 6.1.1.  Per “All major OS's expose the system DNS settings and allow
users to manually override them if desired”, agreed.  However, in managed
environments, users may not be able to manually override these settings.

** Section 6.1.3.  Per “User privacy can also be at risk if there is blocking
(by local network operators or more general mechanisms) …”, what is a “more
general mechanism”?  Also, "local network operator" describes who is doing the
blocking and "general mechanisms" seems to be describing a technique.

** Section 8.  Editorial.  Per “They are used for many reasons – some good,
some bad.”, I’d recommend against making judgements and stick to a rubric of
operational practices and attacker behavior (say RFC7258).  I’m not sure this
sentence is needed.

Editorial nits

-- ** Section 6.1.1.  Editorial.  s/additionally highly dependent/highly

-- Section 12.  Typo. s/apprecriated/appreciated/