27 Feb '14, 12am

Verisign Answers ICANN’s Name Collision Study With Its Own Blog Post

The report “centers on the technique of “controlled interruption ,” initially described in a public preview shared by Jeff Schmidt last month.” “With that technique, domain names that are currently on one of ICANN’s second-level domain (SLD) block lists can be registered and delegated for regular use, provided that they first go through a trial period where they’re mapped to a designated “test” address. ” “The staged introduction of new SLDs is intended to provide operators of installed systems the opportunity to assess the potential impact of an impending name collision on their own, before any external operators have an opportunity to exploit it.” “If this technique (or any other) were adopted, it would stand to reason the staged introduction would need to be monitored carefully. ” ” Someone would need to check that SLDs on the block lists actually did go through the tri...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2014/02/26/verisign-answers-ica...

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