Blocking International DNS

Curtis Maurand cmaurand at xyonet.com
Mon Nov 22 09:35:17 CST 2010


On 11/22/2010 10:25 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
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> You don't think
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> "(i) a service provider, as that term is defined in section 512(k)(1) of title 17, United States Code, or other operator of a domain name system server shall take reasonable steps that will prevent a domain name from resolving to that domain name’s Internet protocol address;"
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> could be taken as a requirement for providers to intercept attempts to use off-network DNS resolvers and manage such requests to meet the end goal above?
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> Given that many providers already do this (for whatever reason), it's not much of a stretch to see someone declaring that such behaviour falls under the umbrella of "reasonable steps".
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> I'm not suggesting that I think any of this is reasonable or sensible, but it does seem to imply an operational burden on service providers.
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And where would the list that we need to block be gotten from?

--Curtis





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