[dns-operations] "EarthLink Criticized for DNS Redirects"
wessorh at ar.com
Fri Sep 15 15:50:16 UTC 2006
there are a number of start-ups building appliances to sell to the SPs
to provide advertising revenue( a la site-finder ) and one selling point
is providing some anti-phishing/security features.
make no mistake the VC chasing these appliance plays are all about
advertising revenue not bettering the Internet at large.
Barry Greene (bgreene) wrote:
> So is this a trend? There has been talk among SPs I've been working with
> to have all broadband customers go through their "port 53"
> infrastructure - much like Canada who has all customers go through their
> "port 25" infrastructure - for the same reasons - another tool to
> mitigate security nonsense and possible lead to cleaning up violated
> Something like this would allow SPs to DNS poison phishing sites -
> redirecting the gullible victim to a page that would help (hopefully)
> get more clue.
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