jeffy124 writes: "This article at ComputerWorld tells the story of how ICANN would like to replace the root DNS systems with secured servers. Lars-Johan Liman, one of the root operators, spoke about the concept at ICANN's annual meeting today. He discussed how the world's current redundant DNS system is vulnerable to DDOS attacks and yet-to-be-discovered root holes in bind that can ultimately undermine the entire Internet by taking away the name-IP mappings that are relied upon by just about everyone."
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