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Re: Sitefinder II, the sequel...

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Tue Jul 11 17:30:35 2006

On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Simon Waters wrote:

> On Tuesday 11 Jul 2006 07:19, Steve Sobol wrote:
> >
> > There's a big difference, of course, between INTENTIONALLY pointing your
> > computers at DNS servers that do this kind of thing, and having it done for
> > you without your knowledge and/or consent.
> Yes, one way you choose who breaks your DNS, the otherway Verisign break it 
> for you.


If you break your own stuff, that's your own problem and does not raise 
any of SiteFinder's issues. Even if an ISP uses this service, people can 
still usually find another ISP or point their computers at other DNS 
> I see no redeeming features of the service, or did I miss something?

I'm not arguing it's a good idea. I'm just saying it's not evil like

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