[AfrICANN-discuss] Will DNSSEC kill your internet?

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 13:44:37 SAST 2010

HI all,

2010/4/14 Anne-Rachel Inné <annerachel at gmail.com>:
> Internet users face the risk of losing their internet connections on 5 May
> when the domain name system switches over to a new, more secure protocol.
> While the vast majority of users are expected to endure the transition to
> DNSSEC smoothly, users behind badly designed or poorly configured firewalls,
> or those subscribing to dodgy ISPs could find themselves effectively
> disconnected.

Is this actually correct or dodgy web "Journalism"??

Isn't it the case that this will only happen if you are using a DNS
server with DNSSEC turned on?  I would suggest there are very, very
few of those on the Continent.


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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