The i-root china reroute finally makes fox news. And congress.

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Wed Nov 17 03:48:44 CST 2010


On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:13:39PM +0530,
 Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists at gmail.com> wrote 
 a message of 17 lines which said:

> Man in the middle rewriting of DNS query responses is the only thing I
> can think of.

And it's easy to detect since the rewriter tells the truth about its
own name. From China, query "dig @I.root-servers.net CH TXT
hostname.bind" and, instead of the normal name of a Netnod instance,
you will get a chinese name (such as c1-zaojunmiao-ns1)...






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