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NSA’s MORECOWBELL: Knell for DNS

@inproceedings{Grothoff2015NSAsMK,
  title={NSA’s MORECOWBELL: Knell for DNS},
  author={Christian Grothoff and Matthias Wachs and Monika Ermert},
  year={2015}
}
On the net, close to everything starts with a request to the Domain Name System (DNS), a core Internet protocol to allow users to access Internet services by names, such as www.example.com, instead of using numeric IP addresses, like 2001:DB8:4145::4242. Developed in the “Internet good old times” the contemporary DNS is like a large network activity chart for the visually impaired. Consequently, it now attracts not only all sorts of commercially-motivated surveillance, but, as new documents of… Expand
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