Stopping name server abuse

Warren Kumari warren at
Sun Jun 24 20:35:05 UTC 2018

Unfortunately I don’t think that there is, other than the nuclear option of
becoming authoritative and pointing them elsewhere.

That would be a jackass move though.


On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:30 PM Alex <mysqlstudent at> wrote:

> Hi,
> We had a former customer who parked about 300 domains with his
> registry on our server but is no longer a customer and hasn't moved
> his domains. There aren't any hosts behind the domains.
> Is there anything more I can do to block/prevent them from continually
> querying my system outside of just redirecting them to localhost or
> something?
> It's not a terrible amount of traffic, but it's pretty substantial.
> Unfortunately asking him nicely didn't work.
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad idea in
the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair of
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