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Re: [vox] COMPLAIN Verisign resolves unregistered .COM, .NET domains
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Re: [vox] COMPLAIN Verisign resolves unregistered .COM, .NET domains

On Wed 17 Sep 03,  8:43 AM, Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu> said:
> [Please disseminate far and wide]
> Slashdotters have suggested complaining to ICANN (comments@icann.org)  
> saying something along the lines of the following:

yup, i already sent letters to the ICANN and my cable provider, comcast.
i asked comcast to install the patch to fix the breakage.

wierd.  just checked from a comcast IP and i can no longer connect to
verisign's advertising page.  comcast's nameservers still return the
advertising host's IP, but nobody's home.

i wonder if verisign is under a DDoS attack or decided to take down
their advertising server.

just checked from a pacbell IP, and is responding to pings.
in fact, i'm not seeing the advertising page anymore; i'm seeing the
placeholder webpage for apache (if you see this, it means the
insatllation of the apache web server software on this system was

wow.  this is getting strange!


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