Blocking International DNS

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Sun Nov 21 23:37:43 CST 2010

My two cents is that something like this won't pass until at least
2016 if not 2020.


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Ken Chase <ken at> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 12:00:43AM -0500, Jeffrey Lyon said:
>  >Indeed, offshore resolvers, offshore DNS infrastructure and the
>  >progressive's futile attempts at interference with free markets is
>  >once again thwarted. We all know that U.S. law helps keep the internet
>  >safe </sarcasm>
> When I ran a bunch of quake servers last century, I was endlessly frustrated
> by everyone using the IP addresses and never DNS. I have no idea why.
> Obviously it wasnt too much of a pain to do that, cuz eveyrone did it for
> a long time.
> So people will just use other resolvers, or direct IP addresses. (but then so
> much for http/1.0 virtual hosting, I suppose... not a big deal.)
> Dont know what the next law will be - mandatory blackholing of IPs? So then
> the sites move randomly around /24s or /22s or whole /16s at ISPs. So then
> blackhole the whole /16 by law? That'll be an interesting internet.
> /kc
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