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Re: Analyzing TOR-exitnodes for anomalies

bagelcat wrote:
> ok i have played now for more than an half hour with nonsense
> domainnames. every time the connection goes through an exit node located
> in texas, one time in the state new york and one time in denver i have
> got the advertising page.

I remember something about a major DNS server that was abusing its power
and redirecting requests for nonexistent domains to advertising pages.

Also, ISPs sometimes redirect bad requests:


..and get lots of flak for it. (Not nearly enough, I say!)

I also came across a note that ISPs may be randomly redirecting requests
for existing sites to domainsponsor.com in a bid to up their profits:


 - Tim McCormack