[dns-operations] charter, sitefinder, opendns (slashdot today)

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Mon Feb 19 10:32:50 UTC 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 12:15:58AM -0800, Roland Dobbins wrote:
> > This is not true.  ISPs are actively considering blocking 53 and no  
> > rationale for that exists.
> There is a quite serious rationale for it, akin to blocking SMTP on  
> TCP/25.  It sucks that people are forced into doing it, but there's  
> definitely a case to be made for it.

Short of stopping your customers from performing DoS attacks, I don't see
it. Could you elaborate?

(btw, it appears Charter is using a modified PowerDNS Recursor for their


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