[AfrICANN-discuss] Delegation: ccTLD for South Susan and IDN ccTLD for Mauritania
otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 10:08:12 UTC 2019
Hi El and colleagues,
You have a keen eye. The .SS Journey has been long. They have reached where
they are through the support of other African ccTLDs and partners that are
members of AFTLD. The issues you have highlighted will be resolved within
the next few weeks. The South Sudanese Regulator is firmly in control of
On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 12:58 PM Dr Eberhard W Lisse <el at lisse.na> wrote:
> after the usual clamoring has subsided, we that the Contacts use GMAIL
> addresses instead of .SS. Not a violation, in itself, but it does tell
> me something.
> The name servers are in Tanzania, and Kenia (and Czech Republic) which
> means the Technical Contact does not have direct (local) access, which
> can become a (communication) issue.
> The RNAME in the Start of Authority records is non functional.
> hostmaster.ss bounces, if only that here is no MX record for .SS (which
> in itself is not an issue), never mind an actual hostmaster email
> address even existing.
> The name server root.ssnic.GOV.SS has doesn't have a PTR and the name
> server for GOV.SS ns-ss.afrinic.net (!) is even LAME.
> While I see DNSSEC records within .SS it appears the DS record is not in
> the root yet.
> This means it's being tested. And, it is clear that this is running on
> someone else's iron (who already signs).
> Given that it would mean that either FRED or CoCCAtools being used,
> which is a good thing, and most piggibacking on someone else's iron,
> which in itself is not a bad thing, but to quote the person without a
> surname below:
> "and our dependency progresses..."
> greetings, el
> On 07/02/2019 11:08, Noah wrote:
> > and we progress...........
> > *./noah*
> > neo - network engineering and operations*
> > *
> > On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 11:22 AM Yaovi Atohoun
> > <yaovi.atohoun at icann.org> wrote:
> > - Delegation of “.ss” completed for South Sudan. You can go to
> > whois.iana.org <http://whois.iana.org> for details on the contacts of
> > the registry.
> Dr. Eberhard W. Lisse / Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (Saar)
> el at lisse.NA / * | Telephone: +264 81 124 6733 (cell)
> PO Box 8421 /
> Bachbrecht, Namibia ;____/
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