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Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.
From: Joe Antkowiak <antkojm1 () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:17:24 -0600

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra () baylink com> wrote:

Quite so: UMD: Where will the old IP route after the 6 month period is
complete?  Somewhere safe?

In point of fact, ISTM that there *is no way* to make this completely safe;
granted that it's a low percentage attack, and thus probably not useful
to actual attackers, but the possibility exists that someone could hijack
that block at a provider level, and provide their own replacement for that
old server IP.


This is an extremely good point...   Where will the former addresses be
going after this?

I'm sure someone's thought about that though...I hope.


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