[dns-operations] Saga of HBONow DNSSEC Failure
warren at kumari.net
Tue Mar 10 15:49:49 UTC 2015
On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 11:09 AM, Matthew Pounsett <matt at conundrum.com> wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2015, at 23:50 , Livingood, Jason <Jason_Livingood at cable.comcast.com> wrote:
>> So earlier today HBO announced a new HBONow streaming service (at an Apple event). The FQDN to order, which should have been DNSSEC-enabled, was order.hbonow.com. This unfortunately suffered from a rather inconveniently timed DNSSEC problem (http://dnsviz.net/d/order.hbonow.com/VP5DKQ/dnssec/). :-( Of course, these being hot Net Neutrality days in the U.S., we at Comcast were quickly blamed for blocking access to ordering this new service (despite failures at Google and other validators).
> I’d just like to comment how pleased I am that Comcast continues to push DNSSEC validation, despite taking regular hits from end users.
+lots. Thank you Comcast, and Jason.
> I keep hoping others will follow suit.. the more large validator
operators that enable it, the fewer hits anyone will take for doing
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad
idea in the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair
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