[rfc-dist] RFC 7085 on Top-Level Domains That Are Already Dotless

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        RFC 7085

        Title:      Top-Level Domains That Are Already 
        Author:     J. Levine, P. Hoffman
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     Independent
        Date:       December 2013
        Mailbox:    standards at taugh.com, 
                    paul.hoffman at cybersecurity.org
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 11369
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-hoffine-already-dotless-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7085.txt

Recent statements from the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the
Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Security
and Stability Advisory Committee have focused on the problems that
the DNS is likely to experience with top-level domains (TLDs) that
contain address records (so-called "dotless domains").  In order to
help researchers determine the extent of the issues with dotless
domains, this document lists the current dotless TLDs and gives a
script for finding them.  This document lists data about dotless TLDs
but does not address the policy and technology issues other than to
point to the statements of others.

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