[arin-ppml] New Version of ARIN-prop-126: Compliance Requirement

Eric Brunner-Williams ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Wed Feb 16 12:52:39 EST 2011

On 2/16/11 12:38 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Another option, could be to change the DNS pointer records in Whois and the production DNS, referring to a DNS service operated by ARIN for suspended DNS.  Maybe with a wildcard returning "Suspended.DNS.ARIN.net" as the PTR record for all recursive look-ups for resources that have the DNS suspended.  This provides in-band feed back and feedback through Whois in the nameserver field.
> I think this is a very bad idea.
> Turning off DNS is one thing. Hijacking it is another. A similar tactic was tried by Network Solutions
> once upon a time to make revenue out of typos. It was not well liked by the community.

this is an unusual description of verisign's deployment of 
"sitefinder", and describing NXDOMAIN re-write as "similar" to a 
change of an RRSet is also ... an unusual choice of similarity.


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