Denic (.de) blocking 6to4 nameservers (since begin feb 2010)

Nick Hilliard nick at
Thu Feb 11 16:15:30 UTC 2010

On 11/02/2010 12:26, Igor Ybema wrote:
> Ok, policy is policy and we should not complain. However, I'm asking
> your opinions about this policy. I find this really stupid because
> this completely brakes use for 6to4 in Germany and their is no good
> reason to block it.

Someone once asked Angela Merkel what she liked most about Germany.  She
replied "Ich denke an dichte Fenster! Kein anderes Land kann so dichte und
so schöne Fenster bauen"

("I think ... thick windows.  No other country can build windows which are
as thick or as nice.")

This might just be a cultural thing.  While lots of countries have a love
affair with doing things badly, Germany realises the value of quality

6to4 is ghetto.  DE-NIC doesn't like it.  Putting a DNS server on a 6to4
address serves no other purpose than to say: "There!  I fixed it!"



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