Re: [DNSOP] my dnse vision

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Thu, 06 March 2014 14:47 UTC

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On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 03:11:59PM +0000,
 Wessels, Duane <dwessels@verisign.com> wrote 
 a message of 35 lines which said:

> > The goal of the DNSE BoF was privacy, not authentication. For
> 
> Do you mean data authentication, or who-I-am-talking to authentication?

Data authentication. In the DNS, where the authoritative name servers
for a given zone can be under ≠ organisations (the root...) and where
there are relays and caches everywhere, the authentication of the
server has little value (that's one of the reasons I'm not a big fan
of DNScurve).