Paul Mockapetris

Paul Mockapetris

Director at Farsight Security
Joined on January 2, 2004
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Paul Mockapetris, the inventor of the Domain Name System (DNS). Paul created DNS in the 1980s at USC’s Information Sciences Institute where he was later the Director of ISI’s High Performance Computing and Communications Division.

Throughout his career, Paul has contributed to the computing research community and to the evolution of the Internet. His earliest work at UC Irvine on distributed systems and LAN technology preceded the commercial Ethernet and Token Ring designs.

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2006 - Jan 18 on Ask Vint Cerf: The Road Ahead for Top-Level Domains
2004 - Jan 08 on Letting DNS Loose
2004 - Jan 07 on Letting DNS Loose

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