more dns weirdness
kline at thought.org
Thu Dec 9 22:13:11 UTC 2010
On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 09:24:56PM +0000, Paul Macdonald wrote:
> On 09/12/2010 21:10, Gary Gatten wrote:
> >Probably Wikileaks supporters fighting back against the DDoS. Interesting issue, anyone else seeing similar problems?
> i came across the amazon whois hack as a result of debugging failed
> whois lookups (on freebsd obv)
> given the freebsd method of choosing whois via cnames via from this
> one domain, it's poss a good idea to at least have some seperate
> name servers for whois-servers.net. Not great that the whois
> service is down as a result of 'redundant' dns services in the same
> Name Server: UDNS1.ULTRADNS.NET
> Name Server: UDNS2.ULTRADNS.NET
> both down at time of writing,
This may/may not mean anything. Some days ago I got a brief mail
from reminding me to "re-up". I quit them months ago when they
wanted to slam me for some absurb amount-- $153.00--to be my
I deleted their email; then in October my ~/Maildir got wiped.
(I-done -it[?]) FWIW, I had an Amazona glitch around 16:00
localtime yesterday. Amazon couldn't verify my Visa card. I
retried hours later and the DDoS seems to have resolved itself.
PS: Time to bring back USENET:-)
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