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DNS query name minimisation to improve privacy

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Expired & archived
Author Stéphane Bortzmeyer
Last updated 2014-10-22 (Latest revision 2014-05-19)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-qname-minimisation
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Experimental
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-qname-minimisation
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document describes one of the techniques that could be used to improve DNS privacy (see [I-D.bortzmeyer-dnsop-dns-privacy]), a technique called "qname minimisation". Discussions of the document should currently take place on the dns- privacy mailing list [dns-privacy].


Stéphane Bortzmeyer

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