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Posted using LJ Talk... [Feb. 7th, 2009|04:35 pm]
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Dear OpenDNS -- you are evil

sky$ dig www.google.com @208.67.222.222

; <<>> DiG 9.4.2-P2 <<>> www.google.com @208.67.222.222
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 41040
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 3, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;www.google.com. IN A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.google.com. 30 IN CNAME google.navigation.opendns.com.
google.navigation.opendns.com. 30 IN A 208.67.219.230
google.navigation.opendns.com. 30 IN A 208.67.219.231


( and I don't care about the Dell/Google deal -- one evil does not excuse another evil )
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[User Picture]From: blech
2009-02-08 11:42 am (UTC)

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I was about to recommend ifirefly, but it looks like they just shut down (which probably explains why my DNS queries got really slow on Tuesday). Anyone else offer a similar service?
[User Picture]From: crucially
2009-02-08 09:10 pm (UTC)

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Nope.

I just run my own resolver :(
[User Picture]From: zudini
2009-02-09 05:16 am (UTC)

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Wait, was there ever any aspect of OpenDNS that was not evil?
[User Picture]From: crucially
2009-02-09 05:28 am (UTC)

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Not really.
From: gstein67
2009-02-09 01:02 pm (UTC)

opaque

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well, that's pretty damned opaque.

what's yer point? simply that they stole the CNAME, or something else?