Convenience or slippery slope... or something else?

N. Yaakov Ziskind awacs at
Sun Sep 12 03:24:51 UTC 2010

Jon Lewis wrote (on Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 01:44:02PM -0400):
> On Fri, 10 Sep 2010, Reese wrote:
> >A friend brought this to my attention:
> >
> >
> >
> >He saw it at
> >
> >I'm not sure whether to shriek in joy or in pain. Will data from
> >this service - if it is a worthy service - propagate properly?
> >Play nicely with or break other people's toys? Is it a gimmick?
> How's it going to break anything?  I just created one...
>    86400   IN      A
> I can use as a name that resolves to 
> I trust to keep that A record and not delete 
> or change it at some point.  Other than the fact that you can't change 
> it[1], how is this any different (other than being less useful) or scarier 
> than DynDNS?
> optional, but will allow you to update the record later (once we implement 
> it)

And now FF blocks it as a "reported attack page."
Nachman Yaakov Ziskind, FSPA, LLM       awacs at
Attorney and Counselor-at-Law 
Economic Group Pension Services
Actuaries and Employee Benefit Consultants

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