root hints operation

Grant Taylor gtaylor at
Wed Nov 18 02:44:00 UTC 2015

On 11/17/2015 03:02 PM, Dave Warren wrote:
> Or, the IP formerly used as a root server could turn malicious and start
> offering an alternate response. This would only impact resolvers that
> had outdated root hints, and also happened to try that particular IP
> first, but it's at least a theoretical risk.

I read that the old IP that H-root is currently using will stay under 
the Army's control and will never be used for a DNS server again.

Does anyone know if any of the other root servers that have changed 
their address have similarly quarantined the old IPs?

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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