[cabfpub] CAA records on google.com

Adam Langley agl at google.com
Wed Jun 19 20:10:20 UTC 2013

google.com is now serving two CAA[1] records:

$ dig +short -t TYPE257 google.com
\# 19 0005697373756573796D616E7465632E636F6D
\# 23 0009697373756577696C6473796D616E7465632E636F6D

These correspond (I hope) to "issue" and "issuewild" records with a
value of "symantec.com". We are not aware of any CA that looks for
these records yet but we believe that, reasonably implemented, CAA is
a low-cost, modest-benefit technique and this is a public show of

[1] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6844



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