Lawsuits for falsyfying DNS responses ?

Alain Hebert ahebert at
Tue Sep 13 12:29:25 UTC 2016

    Well "may" is not "must".

“260.34. An Internet service provider may not give access to an online
gambling site whose operation is not authorized under Québec law.

Alain Hebert                                ahebert at   
PubNIX Inc.        
50 boul. St-Charles
P.O. Box 26770     Beaconsfield, Quebec     H9W 6G7
Tel: 514-990-5911    Fax: 514-990-9443

On 09/12/16 13:41, Jean-Francois Mezei wrote:
> As many may know, the province of Québec has passed a law to protect the
> interests of its lottery corporation.
> To do so, it will provide ISPs with list of web sites to block (aka:
> only allow its own gambing web site).
> There is an opportunity to comment this week in which I will submit.
> (I've gathered many arguments over the past little while already). But
> have a specific question today:
> Are there examples of an ISP getting sued because it redirected traffic
> that should have gone to original site ?
> For instance, user asks for and ISP's DNS responds with
> an IP that points to a bing server?
> If the risk of a lawsuit is real, then it brings new dimension to
> arguments already made agains that (stupiod) Québec law.
> (And it also creates interesting issues for DNS servers from companies
> such as Google which may have a anycast server located in Québec but are
> not considered an ISP and won't receive those documenst from the gov
> with list of websites to block.

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