What DNS Is Not

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at hezmatt.org
Fri Nov 20 14:40:40 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 09:49:14AM +1030, Andrew Cox wrote:
> As a follow up to this, one of the large Australian ISP's has just  
> introduced a DNS redirection "service" for all home customers.
> "/The BigPond-branded landing page provides BigPond customers with  
> organic search results, sponsored links, display advertisements and  
> intelligent recommendations, all derived from the invalid domain input -  
> much more helpful and friendly than a nasty 404 page error./"

*Facepalm*  Maybe my browser's just doing something wrong, but when was the
last time you got a "nasty 404 page error" for an NXDOMAIN response?

- Matt

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