news from Google

Ben Carleton bc-list at beztech.net
Fri Dec 4 16:31:43 CST 2009


I don' think that google will be able to kill opendns right now. Neither google nor any of the other well known DNS services provide the "value-added services" that OpenDNS does, such as filtering, etc which can be a godsend for small businesses that can't afford a rackful of gear...


BGC

On Dec 4, 2009, at 5:15 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 4:37 PM, <bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 03:34:10PM -0500, Martin Hannigan wrote:
>>> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Christopher Morrow
>>> <morrowc.lists at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:53 AM, Richard Bennett <richard at bennett.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>>  Google will be all sweetness and light until they've crushed
>> OpenDNS,
>>>>>  and when the competitor's out of the picture, they'll get down to
>> the
>>>>>  monetizing.
>>>> 
>>>> one note: OpenDNS is not the only 'competitor' here.... just one of
>>>> the better obviously known ones.
>>>> 
>>>> ie:
>>>> 4.2.2.2  L(3)
>>>> 198.6.1.1/2/3/4/5/122/142/146/195 ex-UU
>>>> Neustar (can't recall ips, sorry)
>>>> 
>>>> -chris
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Why did Google put an infrastructure critical application into PA space?
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>>        whats PA space in this context?  clearly 8.0.0.0/8 was allocated
>>       prior to any current group-think about what PA might be.
>> 
>> --bill
>> 
> 
> 
> Let's call it "conceptual PA". I'm simply asking why something that has the
> potential to impact all of us is being numbered into address space other
> than their own?
> 
> And before the thinkpol start in, I'm referring to the v4 addresses and
> their status. It's a fair question since it has major impact on the net. If
> the store for legacy v4 addresses is open I'd like to know what street it's
> on.
> 
> Best,
> 
> -M<
> 
> -- 
> Martin Hannigan                               martin at theicelandguy.com
> p: +16178216079
> Power, Network, and Costs Consulting for Iceland Datacenters and Occupants





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