[Yeti DNS Discuss] BRICS naming

Paul Vixie vixie at tisf.net
Tue Nov 28 23:53:56 UTC 2017

as i predicted in:


we now have this:

> DefenseOne
> Russia Will Build Its Own Internet Directory, Citing US Information 
> Warfare
> http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2017/11/russia-will-build-its-own-internet-directory-citing-us-information-warfare/142822/?utm_content=buffer81a63&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer 
> More precisely, Moscow intends to create an alternative to the global 
> Domain Name System, or DNS, the directory that helps the browser on 
> your computer or smartphone connect to the website server or other 
> computer that you’re trying to reach. The Russians cited national 
> security concerns, but the real reason may have more to do with 
> Moscow’s own plans for offensive cyber operations.
> RT
> Russia to launch ‘independent internet’ for BRICS nations - report
> https://www.rt.com/politics/411156-russia-to-launch-independent-internet/
> They decided that the problem should be addressed by creating a 
> separate backup system of Domain Name Servers (DNS), which would not 
> be subject to control by international organizations. This system 
> would be used by countries of the BRICS bloc – Brazil, Russia, India, 
> China and South Africa. 

P Vixie

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