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Re: How to Shut Down the Net

Fri, 09 Feb 2007 08:10:08 -0000

In article <>, mc
<> wrote:

> As I understand it, only very recently changed domain addresses would
> be affected by a temporary failure of the root servers.

If *all* the root name servers had been taken out, there would have
been a huge impact. Any domain that wasn't cached by your server
wouldn't have resolved. But taking them all down isn't an easy task.

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