Enum: The Collision of Telephony and Dns Policy

  title={Enum: The Collision of Telephony and Dns Policy},
  author={R. Cannon},
  journal={Telecommunications & Regulated Industries},
  • R. Cannon
  • Published 2001
  • Computer Science
  • Telecommunications & Regulated Industries
  • ENUM marks either the convergence or collision of the public telephone network with the Internet. ENUM is an innovation in the domain name system (DNS). It starts with numerical domain names that are used to query DNS name servers. The servers respond with address information found in DNS records. This can be telephone numbers, email addresses, fax numbers, SIP addresses, or other information. The concept is to use a single number in order to obtain a plethora of contact information. By… CONTINUE READING

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        It is likely that the service provider that allocated the number(s) to the user will be involved in the process of authentication