[clug] Sitar@home; Indirectly targeting veri greedy people

Matthew Hawkins matt at mh.dropbear.id.au
Thu Sep 25 14:06:46 EST 2003

Antony Wuth said:
> yes it may annoy someone who for
> example is resolving billions of domains that don't really exist.

Like your ISP's systems administrator who (unless he/she updates BIND and
implements the new functionality to limit the damage done by Verisign)
will end up with a DNS server with a bloated cache full of crap.
I've got a much better idea - passive resistence.  Everyone just update
their DNS root files to no longer accept Verisign as authoritative for
.com and .net and whatever else they've broken, and we start a new service
much like AlterNIC tried a while ago.(at least now there's some real incentive to make it happen)

Verisign can keep sitefinder... when they don't matter, who cares?


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