[dns-operations] DNS filtering in the UK

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Wed Sep 14 20:30:05 UTC 2016

sthaug at nethelp.no (sthaug) writes:
> > This is not very clear. Does it mean the british government will
> > publish a RPZ zone (or a similar technology) and "kindly encourage"
> > the ISP to slave it and therefore to automatically implement DNS lying
> > on their resolvers?
> Such a move would not be completely without precedent, unfortunately.

	DK police does it. They screwed up and put google.com on it at
	one point. Fun was had.

> In Norway the national police maintains a list of child porn domains
> (CSAADF) and "encourages" ISPs to use this list to block traffic to
> these domains/web sites (I'm deliberately not differentiating here,
> because both DNS lies and DPI/web redirection are seen as acceptable
> ways of implementing this).

	Yup, same here.

> The use is *in theory* completely voluntary - but the minister of
> Justice at the time (Knut Storberget, 2008) made it quite clear that
> if ISPs didn't "voluntarily" use such filtering, he wouldn't hesitate
> to introduce legislation which forced the ISPs to do this.

	Such similarity, much wow. Identical formulation on our side
	of the Kattegat.


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