root name server hijacked?

Simon Waters Simon at
Thu Dec 5 23:44:07 UTC 2002

Kevin Darcy wrote:
> Looks like someone on your network has set up an evil transparent DNS proxy.
> No *real* root nameserver gives those answers. doesn't
> resolve to that address either. Very suspicious.

I suspect it is part of the Chinese government, have a Google
for DNS freenet and china.

Several sites with "freenet" in the name have been noted as
blocked in China before.

This sort of practice undermines the stability of the Internet,
but governments are good at ignoring consequences.

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