Net boss hides '.za' domain key

Net boss hides '.za' domain key

From: Josh Rowe <josh§>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 18:31:28 +1000
I'm glad it didn't come to this for .au ...

Net boss hides '.za' domain key

"JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Reuters) -- The administrator of South
Africa's Web addresses said Thursday he had hidden the key to the
country's ".za" domain network abroad to prevent any government
interference in access to the Internet. 


Lawrie, a South African Internet pioneer who is not paid to administrate
the .za domain, told Reuters he had taken pre-emptive action to stop the
government from seizing control. 

'The storage of the primary zone file that defines and controls the .za
namespace is now offshore,' he said. 


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