On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 11:46:16PM +0200, O. Surý wrote: > This is really not the right list to discuss this. > Yeah, sorry. > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Leen Besselink <leen at consolejunkie.net> wrote: > > So all we really need is some way of keeping the root in check, some safety net. > > It's called root server operators. > > > Why not create 5 roots that all serve the same data, the same data the original root serves. Just like a lot of the alternative roots we had in the past. > > We already have (something like) that. (Almost) each root server has > different operator and at least some of them doesn't blindly accept > anything which comes from Verisign/IANA. > While I personally agree, maybe the problem is they are not very visible to most people. I'll shutup about the subject now.