[LINK] Pop article on DNS Fallback Measures

Tom Koltai tomk at unwired.com.au
Sun Sep 5 11:49:59 EST 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au 
> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Roger Clarke
> Sent: Saturday, 4 September 2010 1:48 PM
> To: link at anu.edu.au
> Subject: [LINK] Pop article on DNS Fallback Measures
> [The provenance of this article is interesting:
> The [UK] Independent, <when?>
> The NZ Herald, 18 August 2010 (mentioning The Independent)
> The SMH, 4 September 2010 (not mentioning either of the 
> earlier papers)
> [But the original isn't found on The Independent's site, nor 
> Google News]
> Who will save the world when the web goes down?
> By Jerome Taylor
> 2:00 PM Wednesday Aug 18, 2010 
> http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&o
> bjectid=10667037
> ----  The fate of the world wide web rests on the shoulders of seven 
> men, should the pivotal DNS system fall over.  ----


Err, actually,  there might be alternatives.

Linkers might be interested in the following Top level TLD's  ( A
project of the boys and girls at .

86400 SOA a.root-servers.net. nstld.verisign-grs.com. ( 2010090401 1800
900 604800 86400 ) 

xn--0zwm56d the xn--0zwm56d tld
xn--11b5bs3a9aj6g the xn--11b5bs3a9aj6g tld
xn--80akhbyknj4f the xn--80akhbyknj4f tld
xn--9t4b11yi5a the xn--9t4b11yi5a tld
xn--deba0ad the xn--deba0ad tld
xn--g6w251d the xn--g6w251d tld
xn--hgbk6aj7f53bba the xn--hgbk6aj7f53bba tld
xn--hlcj6aya9esc7a the xn--hlcj6aya9esc7a tld
xn--jxalpdlp the xn--jxalpdlp tld
xn--kgbechtv the xn--kgbechtv tld
xn--zckzah the xn--zckzah tld

Excerpted from: http://dnstree.com/

Are we having fun yet?

In the alternative.
P2PNS: A Secure Distributed Name Service for P2PSIP, Ingmar Baumgart,
Proceedings of the Sixth Annual IEEE International Conference on
Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2008), Hong Kong, China,
p. 480-485, Mar 2008. http://doc.tm.uka.de/2008/P2PNS_2008.pdf

Transparent Mobile IP: an Approach and Implementation",
A. Giovanardi, G. Mazzini,
IEEE GLOBECOM'97, Nov. 1997, Phoenix, USA, pp. 1861-1865.
 "Single-Hop and Dual-Hop Routing Strategies for Polling WLAN Systems,"
A.Giovanardi, G. Mazzini, IEEE
GLOBECOM'98, Nov. 1998, Sydney, Australia,
pp. 1805-1810.
"Adhoc Routing using BSD" Koltai TP August 1997.

Ummm - Geeks only folks, it requires a little bit of unix "tweaking".

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