Re: [Ilc] Welcome to the ILC list

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Fri, 17 February 2017 13:58 UTC

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On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 12:14:29PM -0800,
 Tao Effect <contact@taoeffect.com> wrote 
 a message of 246 lines which said:

> For this reason, it is also not secure. Anyone who can MITM a
> network connection, can override apple.com <http://apple.com/>

The domain name or the URL (sorry for being picky but I find strange
that people on an IETF mailing list confuse the two)?

> to be anything they want, along with any other name in the insecure,

This is not true. See RFC 4033, 4034 and 4035.