DNS Privacy Considerations

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Subject: Document Action: 'DNS Privacy Considerations' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-dprive-rfc7626-bis-03.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'DNS Privacy Considerations'
  (draft-ietf-dprive-rfc7626-bis-03.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the DNS PRIVate Exchange Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Éric Vyncke and Suresh Krishnan.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

   This document describes the privacy issues associated with the use of
   the DNS by Internet users.  It is intended to be an analysis of the
   present situation and does not prescribe solutions.  This document
   obsoletes RFC 7626.

Working Group Summary

As privacy aspects differ between readers, there was significant discussions over what issues warranted mention in the document, especially as a -bis document. The resulting content represents the key aspects that the WG felt was important to document on privacy matters related to DNS.

Document Quality

This document received a number of reviews from a variety of stakeholder communities. The shepherd considers the document solid and worthy of publication.


Who is the Document Shepherd? Brian Haberman
Who is the Responsible Area Director? Éric Vyncke


During the last day of the last call, there was a strong opposition to publication by Martin Thomson (seconded by Eric Rescola), see https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/dns-privacy/KGOMjN-W3_wywvZUZ12j-sAC6ps