[dns-operations] Where to find "DNS resolution path corruption"?

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Wed Feb 20 23:49:19 UTC 2008

> Paul Ferguson wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
> > 
> > - -- Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at isc.org> wrote:
> >  
> >> 	ISP's shouldn't be re-writing NXDOMAIN without the consent
> >> 	of the client.  I suppect it could be classed as a criminal
> >> 	act to do so w/o the client's consent.
> > 
> > Thank you for mentioning this -- it is a important issue that I
> > think is largely dismissed, and unjustly so.
> Now that they actively acknowledge they do things to "manage their 
> network" like send RST for bittorrent flows I doubt anyone would 
> consider it illegal.

	They are uttering forged reponses for monetry gain.  Go ask
	your local Police if that is a criminal offence.
> They are going to argue it's for a better {security|experience} or 
> something, but illegal?  I doubt it.  In fact, they'll use your own 
> words to make it sound right.

	If I want that experience I will signup for it.  There is
	absolutely NO security benefit in turning NXDOMAIN into a
> This is like a slow moving train coming from a 100 miles away...
> -David
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