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[liberationtech] Thoughts on decentralized DNS, and OpenNIC particularly?

liberationtech at lewman.us liberationtech at lewman.us
Wed Mar 14 16:36:58 PDT 2012


On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 02:19:47PM -0700, rohandixit86 at gmail.com wrote 14K bytes in 317 lines about:
: Curious if anyone had thoughts on OpenNIC as a provider of decentralized
: DNS. From my naive point of view, it often seems like dDNS is a good way to
: stop lazy types of censorship. But perhaps I'm missing something and the
: problem is more complicated than that?

It is not distributed. It is just a rebirth of the non-ICANN root
servers. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AlterNIC for past history on
this idea.

See also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_DNS_root for more
history and current status.

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Andrew
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