What DNS Is Not

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 20:30:17 CST 2009


>> Telefonica is doing that here, and not onlw for www. hostnames...
>>
>> # nmap nonexist.merit.edu.
>
> It would be intersting to see what would happen if MERIT issued a
> cease and decist request for using their domain name without
> permission.

That's really bad, because by doing that they could redirect things
like hardcoreporn.merit.edu creating huge liability for the rightful
admin of any domain name without them knowing.

This will not stop until a big pocket corp sends the legal dogs
for hunting.

Regards
Jorge




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