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Re: Danish TPB DNS Blocks

On Wednesday 25 November 2009 20:30:42 Flamsmark wrote:
> 2009/11/25 Nils Vogels <bacardicoke@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Would changing the DNS server for the tor exitserver solve this? If
> > so, I think the exit admins should solve this, and if not risk a
> > badexit flag.
> Changing the DNS server to DNS rootservers would fix this problem.
> 2009/11/25 Georg Sluyterman <georg@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Have you tried e-mailing the ones giving the problem (if they have any
> > contact-info)?
> I found one, and I assume that there are more of them, I could email all
>  the Danish nodes and inform them, I suppose, but I might be pestering a
>  number of people who had already solved the problem.
> > I must admit that i did not think of this when i set up my danish
> > exit-node. I have changed it to OpenDNS now.
> OpenDNS is not a good idea: it actually doesn't operate a neutral service.
> OpenDNS hijacks invalid domain names. If you want to use a neutral DNS
> server, pick some of the DNS root servers from http://root-servers.org/.

Or install a caching nameserver like djbdns, maradns or powerdns. These only 
query authorized nameservers.

Erwin Lam (erwinlam@xxxxxx)
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