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Re: Hey, SiteFinder is back, again...

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Sun Nov 04 13:58:24 2007

On Sun, 4 Nov 2007 11:52:11 -0500 (EST)
Sean Donelan <[email protected]> wrote:

> And for all the other non-Web protocols which get confused, can treat
> that artificially generated crap/answers like NXDOMAIN.  Yes, I know
> it sounds like the evil bit; but if these folks are so convinced
> people really want this crap/address correction...
They're not convinced their customers want it; they simply say that
publicly.  They're convinced that (a) they're going to make money from
it from equally sleazy advertisers/marketdroids, and (b) their
customers will be either too clueless or too sheeplike to do anything.

		--Steve Bellovin,