Colm MacCarthaigh writes:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 08:13:53PM +0800, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > > They're working fine from within the BT network, but appear to have
> > > blocked recursive access from outside the BT Ireland AS's, well in-line
> > > with DNS best-practise.
> > Sigh... That's a real pity, that.
>> *shrug* Not really no, it's better that there's a few less open DNS
> servers that can be abused for DDoS purposes.
well, it is a shame -- like open SMTP relays, the passing of another
vestige of the days when the internet was a friendly place, full of ICMP
packets dropping around to each others' routers for a cup of tea and a
fwiw, 188.8.131.52 is still recursive -- and a lot easier to remember than
BT's ones. ;)
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