Italy orders ISPs to block sites

Christopher L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Tue Mar 7 01:48:39 UTC 2006


On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Marco d'Itri wrote:

>
> On Mar 06, Rodney Joffe <rjoffe at centergate.com> wrote:
>
> > It appears that Italy has ordered Italian ISPs to block access to a
> > number of Internet Gambling sites. It would be interesting to see how
> > the Italian ISPs are handling this, what with dynamic DNS and all
> > that...
> So far, the method officially recommended by the government entity
> involved with collecting the gambling fees has been to create fake
> zones on the caching resolvers of the large consumer ISPs.

good thing people use dns servers other than those put up by their ISP :)
when last faced with this situation, State-of-PA ChildPorn Law... Null
routing the affected ip-addresses was the only 'good' solution :(

-Chris



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