[dns-operations] new public DNS service:

Robert Edmonds edmonds at mycre.ws
Tue Nov 21 04:29:25 UTC 2017

Paul Vixie wrote:
> their network, their rules. when google saw opendns pirating dns answers to
> "www.google.com" they had no cause of action in either civil or criminal
> law. their only recourse was to create and try to take that traffic
> back.

No, there were certainly other recourses. Google defaulted to HTTPS by
default for logged in users several years ago and "www.google.com" is
protected by HTTP Strict Transport Security now. Forging address records
for www.google.com doesn't work today.

Robert Edmonds

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