Re: United States Says No! Internet is Ours!

Since the 'root servers' are by and large in the United States, or

> under the supervision of the United States

The quoted statement above is essentially false. The root servers

*your* DNS requests happen to terminate on may be in the United States, but that's just an artifact of particularly clever and effective use of DHCP. The root servers are distributed around the world -- many mirrors of each -- and are controlled by a diverse group of entities which are not, in fact, "under the supervision of the United States".

Thor Lancelot Simon

"The inconsistency is startling, though admittedly, if consistency is to be abandoned or transcended, there is no problem." - Noam Chomsky

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