Re: [fw-wiz] Stop using dorkslayers.com RBLs now
From: R. DuFresne (dufresne_at_sysinfo.com)
To: Mikael Olsson <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 18:32:39 -0400 (EDT)
I was wondering how long before someone mentioned some of the snippityness
of verisign lately. They seem to be upset over the use of the
geektools.com and thur.de whois querying tools:
-- From: whois.networksolutions.com:43
database through the use of high-volume, automated, electronic processes.
Data in Network Solutions' WHOIS database is provided by Network Solutions
purposes only, and to assist persons in obtaining information about or
to a domain name registration record. Network Solutions does not guarantee
it was broken for a short time, then apprently fixed, not sure if this fix
was on the verisign end of the thur/geektools side.
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Mikael Olsson wrote:
> Not a firewall issue per se, but we all use mail, don't we?
> If you use dorkslayers.com RBLs: STOP NOW.
> The dorkslayers RBLs have been down for quite some time, which
> is nondestructive in and of itself. But with VeriSign's latest
> stunt - returning 22.214.171.124 for all unknown domains - RBL
> lookups will return hits for anything under dorkslayers.com
> And, yes, I do recognize the irony in trying to get the
> warning out this way.
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