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DNS Query Name Minimisation to Improve Privacy (RFC7816)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Mar-23
Document File: 22 page(s) / 24K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Bortzmeyer: AUTHOR

Abstract

The problem statement is described in [RFC7626]. The terminology ("QNAME", "resolver", etc.) is also defined in this companion document. This specific solution is not intended to fully solve the DNS privacy problem; instead, it should be viewed as one tool amongst many.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                     S. Bortzmeyer Request for Comments: 7816                                         AFNIC Category: Experimental                                        March 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

              DNS Query Name Minimisation to Improve Privacy

Abstract

   This document describes a technique to improve DNS privacy, a    technique called "QNAME minimisation", where the DNS resolver no    longer sends the full original QNAME to the upstream name server.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for examination, experimental implementation, and    evaluation.

   This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet    community.  This document is a product of the Internet Engineering    Task Force (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF    community.  It has received public review and has been approved for    publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not    all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of    Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7816.

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   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Bortzmeyer                    Experimental                      [Page 1]
 RFC 7816                   QNAME Minimisation                 March 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction and Background .....................................2

   2. QNAME Minimisation ..............................................3

   3. Possible Issues .................................................4

   4. Protocol and Compatibility Discussion ...........................5

   5. Operational Considerations ......................................5

   6. Performance Considerations ......................................6

   7. On the Experimentation ..........................................6

   8. Security Considerations .......