On 9-Feb-07, at 9:31 AM, Bill Cole wrote:
This would be a problem only when zone transfers are used to
... which covers all public DNSBLs, surely?
I think not. DNSBL operators seem to be very fond of rbldnsd, which
does not implement zone transfers.
My bad - I consider a zone transfer in this day and age to be an
Putting a DNSBL right on a registered domain means that the roots
for the registry-level domain (i.e. the gtld-servers.net machines
for a .com) can be put in a bad spot for a shutdown. The
recommended shutdown procedure (as well as simply wiping out the
zone) leaves any ongoing DNS burden primarily on the nameservers
for the parent zone of the DNSBL, and it would be bad for DNSBL
operators to dump that on others.
Right - this was our original intention.
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