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Re: Blocking certain terrorism/porn sites and DNS

  • From: Abhishek Verma
  • Date: Thu Aug 18 05:56:18 2005
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> If we, is the US department of commerce, the answer is probably yes.
> The only operational significance, is that there is no way easy way of
> estimating in advance the effect of removing valid DNS information from the
> system, unless you are the administrator of the system concerned (and even
> then mistakes happen - not when I do it of course<cough>).
> i.e. It may be that a nameserver called "" supports domains in
> a completely different TLD, like "", which belongs to an
> important organisation or service.

Okay, so i am not talking about blocking or removing a name server. I
am talking of removing that offending entry (like from
the whois database or whereever the central database is mantained.

> That said spammers routinely have domains, and nameservers, removed with very
> little if any damage to legitimate Internet users.
> The real question is should we, words don't kill people, people kill people.




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Institute of Technology, BHU
Varanasi, India

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