Sitefinder II, the sequel...
JJackson at aninetworks.com
Tue Jul 11 19:57:12 UTC 2006
I agree. I think this isn't a bad service. If people want to run it
more power to them.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Golding [mailto:dgolding at tier1research.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 12:22 PM
> To: 'Stephane Bortzmeyer'; 'Steve Sobol'
> Cc: Joseph Jackson; nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: RE: Sitefinder II, the sequel...
> That's absolutely ridiculous. Enterprise IT organizations
> make decisions on behalf of their userbase all day. Frankly,
> I'd be shocked if many tried this out - most enterprises run
> their own DNS servers as part of an Active Directory scheme.
> In any case, those workstations belong to the enterprise and
> they can point them to whatever DNS servers they want.
> For most end-users, their Internet access provider already
> selects their DNS caching server. ISPs are within their
> rights to do this - I'm surprised most broadband ISPs haven't
> done exactly what OpenDNS is doing to generate revenue.
> I'm sure if you look really hard, you can find something else
> to be outraged about. OpenDNS isn't it. I'm at a loss to
> explain why people are trying so hard to condemn something like this.
> - Daniel Golding
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]
> On Behalf
> > Of Stephane Bortzmeyer
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 3:09 AM
> > To: Steve Sobol
> > Cc: Joseph Jackson; nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: Sitefinder II, the sequel...
> > On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 11:19:51PM -0700, Steve Sobol
> > <sjsobol at JustThe.net> wrote a message of 16 lines which said:
> > > There's a big difference, of course, between
> INTENTIONALLY pointing
> > > your computers at DNS servers that do this kind of thing,
> and having
> > > it done for you without your knowledge and/or consent.
> > As Steven Bellovin pointed out, most OpenDNS users will not
> choose it:
> > it will be choosen for them by their corporate IT department or by
> > their Internet access provider.
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