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Blocking port 53

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Sun Mar 27 20:56:04 2005

On Sun, 27 Mar 2005, Randy Bush wrote:
> > Thank $DEITY for large ISPs running open resolvers on fat pipes ..
> > those do come in quite handy in a resolv.conf sometimes, when I run
> > into this sort of behavior.
>
> problem is many walled garden providers, e.g. t-mo, block 53.

The world could be a better place if there were fewer people who
stole service, or if the technologists could come up with more
secure systems.

In the mean time, we make do with the tools we have available.





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