[clug] Tor and other things that go bump in the night

Duncan Roe duncan_roe at acslink.net.au
Sat Oct 2 21:16:34 MDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 03, 2010 at 10:29:20AM +1000, Andreas wrote:
> I like to ping wikileaks ( http://www.wikileaks.com/ ) as a quick
> check to rule out Conroy as the source of a flaky internet connection.
>  If I'm not mistaken, the site has somehow made it onto his "list",
> and since not applicable to "refused classification" material, I image
> it's been added under the category of "inconvenient". ;)

14:13:11$ ping http://www.wikileaks.com/
ping: unknown host http://www.wikileaks.com/

Is that a conspiracy? No - just a badly formed IP :)

14:13:45$ ping -c1 www.wikileaks.com
PING www.wikileaks.org ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from host-88-80-17-21.cust.prq.se ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=44 time=381 ms

--- www.wikileaks.org ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 381.952/381.952/381.952/0.000 ms

Cheers ... Duncan.

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