Useful ping targets for end-users?

Randy Bush randy at
Fri Jan 14 17:04:36 UTC 2022

> We do not recommend or advise customers to ping random online
> resources, however famous they may be. We don't want to be part of
> growing that problem for other networks.

i helped the shy admin of a well known site talk to an entire
politically sensitive country which had decided to ping that site to
test liveness/access

but, heck, we don't publish a list of pingables.  so we're gonna get
random behavior.  and some days all the air molecules go to one corner
of the room.


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