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    Google Experiences a Glimpse of the NEW .NET DNS
    by Anonymous on Monday May 09 2005, @04:55AM (#15147)
    Google Experiences a Glimpse of the NEW .NET DNS

    The centralized-net, main-frame-mentality google watchers have recently experienced a **glimpse** of the NEW .NET DNS.

    DNS is now more and more being handled at the EDGES of the .NET, not by some out-dated VAX running BIND in the core.

    The main-framers are of course holding on to all of their old-school out-dated bibles and RFCs and quoting nonsense as they attempt to explain what is happening. They can not explain it, they are out-of-touch, they still believe that end-users get their DNS from the ICANN root.

    The main-framers do not understand dynamic DNS and edge solutions. They can not imagine that end-users have **smart DNS resolvers** that work hard to find something when asked. If google.com goes away, then google.com.net can step in.

    http://www.google.com.net/ [com.net]

    google-com.net can also come into play. ICANN likes that one because they now want to sell a lot of .NET names. ICANN has Verisign doing the Registry out-sourcing at the moment for .NET.

    http://www.google-com.net/ [google-com.net]

    Microsoft, an edge-system supplier, has yet to play their hand in the NEW .NET DNS era. Stay tuned.

    Cisco/Linksys has played some of their hand with the .LAN TLD in the WRT-54G/S WIFI routers. Did ICANN or the IETF.ISOC say anything ? Of course not, Cisco is part of their IAB club.

    Google has yet to realize that the edge solutions not only pick off google and head other directions they also can now front-end Google and hide google from the end-users. The Google data base can be mined and then re-worked for the end-user.

    The .COM and .NET name-spaces can also be mined and re-worked for the end-user's consumer root. DNS is moving to the edges along with end-user *services*. The centralized-mainframe VAX programmers still do not get it.

    Head on over to the NANOG mail-list to watch the blind leading the blind, or is that the BIND leading the BIND ?

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    Re:Google Experiences a Glimpse of the NEW .NET DN
    by Anonymous on Monday May 09 2005, @05:13AM (#15148)
    google-com.net can also come into play. ICANN likes that one because they now want to sell a lot of .NET names. ICANN has Verisign doing the Registry out-sourcing at the moment for .NET.

    http://www.google-com.net/ [google-com.net]

    Yo, Paul, better launch an ICANN Task Force
    to alert all those 10s of millions of .COM owners
    that they now need a .NET name. How many years
    will that take to study ? How many trips around
    the world will that take to "resolve", no pun intended.
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    Re:Google Experiences a Glimpse of the NEW .NET DN
    by Anonymous on Monday May 09 2005, @05:35AM (#15150)
    Does anyone else think that its a bit odd that if it were simply
    "DNS problems" that a redirect for www.google.com would end up
    at a location which provided this:

    http://img179.echo.cx/img179/7959/googlehacked7to. jpg

    [or]
      http://img241.echo.cx/img241/6208/googlemsn3lp.png

    Seems more than simple "DNS problems" to me.

    I hate being played like an idiot....

    "Fergie", the Duchess of York
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]


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