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Historical DNS Quirks

I love understanding the background of how particular parts of Internet infrastructure evolved to be how they currently are and the particular quirks of history that shaped them that way. Last night’s spelunking was triggered by this tweet fromĀ @miekg: Calculating why there are 13 root nameservers, based on a pkt size of 512 b. My […]

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Links of the Day: August 03, 2008

Schneier on Security: The DNS Vulnerability The whole mess is a good illustration of the problems with researching and disclosing flaws like this.

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