Domain registrars (was Re: signing + mailing lists)

Len Sassaman
Mon Sep 24 06:57:01 2001

On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Michael H. Warfield wrote:

> Huh? John, do you mean NSI? NAI is Network Associates, associated
> with flavors of PGP but not domain registration. NSI is Network Solutions
> Inc who use to be THE Internic (after NSF let it go into public hands and
> after SRI managed it for years). They implimented the PGP guardian
> object which I immediately took advantage of and never had a single
> hickup or miss fire even though I've manged several dozen domains
> and been, at times, technical contact for over a hundred.
> I've never had them be "persistently unable to handle PGP signed
> mail" and have had it work every time. Well, every time I used it
> properly... :-)
Note, however, that it is not secure. (Check the BugTraq archives for my writeup on how to exploit it.) --Len.