[dns-operations] ``Ya.com says "The internet is mine" ''

Edward Lewis Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Tue Aug 8 22:33:13 UTC 2006

At 11:17 PM +0200 8/8/06, Peter Dambier wrote:

>ISPs that offer their own filtered version of DNS to their subscribers
>are evil.

Why?  Why is that not a legit business model?  Along the lines of 
some people are willing to watch TV-censored movies.

>There are applications arround that will break when they cannot find an
>unpopulated space in DNS. They dont look in ".local" they try COM/NET/ORG
>for whatever funny reason.

I understand this.  But that doesn't make the ISP evil in as much as 
it doesn't make the application evil.

The point I'm arguing is that the subject is once again "making a 
mole hill out of a mountain."  Maybe ya.com's practices will go the 
way of other failed business models as customers try it and walk 
away.  That makes it unprofitable, not evil and not the end of the 
Edward Lewis                                                +1-571-434-5468

Soccer/Futbol. IPv6.  Both have lots of 1's and 0's and have a hard time
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