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0d2A third of mayoral candidates using .london domains
Londoners are going to the polls today to select a new mayor so, as a Londoner, I thought I d check out how many of the candidates are supporting the local domain name. Turns out four of the 12 candidates have registered...
0d11Disable dnssec validation for one forwarded zone?
Trying to set up a BIND9 server to serve some signed zones using dnssec-validation auto; , but we need to forward one authoritative private zone to a different local nameserver, like this: zone domainname.internal { type...
1d13Former GoDaddy VP apes Trump in Congressional bid
Former GoDaddy general counsel and apparent glutton for punishment Christine Jones is to run for political office for a second time. She s looking for the Republican nomination in Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District,...
1d13Donuts makes weird investment in startup
Donuts has made a surprising investment in a company that makes geolocation technologies. The new gTLD registry operator announced yesterday that it has something called Donuts Labs, through which it will make strategic...
1d14The Cryptographically Provable Con Man
It s not actually surprising that somebody would claim to be the creator of Bitcoin.  Whoever Satoshi Nakamoto is, is worth several hundred million dollars.  What is surprising is that credible people were backing Craig...
2d18SEE 5 in Tirana
The Deploy360 team was in Tirana, Albania last week to attend the SEE 5 meeting. This the annual RIPE Regional Meeting for South-East Europe which aims to encourage the cooperation of network operators in the region, as...
2d14RFC 7819: Privacy considerations for DHCP
Le protocole DHCP est bien connu : la grande majorité des machines « client » qui se connectent à l'Internet l'utilisent pour récupérer des éléments de configuration indispensables, comme l'adresse IP à utiliser. Mais...
2d20OpenDNSSEC 1.4.10
Version 1.4.10 of OpenDNSSEC has been released on May 2nd, 2016. News: This release fix targets stability issues which have had a history nad had been hard to reproduce.  Stability should be improved, running OpenDNSSEC...
2d19A small PCB for an ESP8266 sensor device with Homie and...
I took the plunge and decided to "design" and create a small PCB intended to keep together neatly the bits I want on a couple of sensors. Writing a book was, for me, a lot more work than designing a small printed...
3d19Validating Satoshi (Or Not)
So Craig Wright is claiming to be Satoshi, and importantly, Gavin Andreson believes him.  I say importantly because normally I wouldn t even give this document a second thought, it s obviously scam style.  But Gavin....
5d21RFC 7835: Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) Threat...
Le protocole LISP (à ne pas confondre avec le langage de programmation) est un protocole à séparation de l'identificateur et du localisateur (separation-identificateur-localisateur.html). Ces protocoles présentent des...
5d34.shop lawsuit falling to pieces
Commercial Connect s lawsuit against ICANN appears to be on its way out, as ICANN claims the .shop applicant has abandoned the case. The company sued ICANN in January in an attempt to prevent .shop gTLD being sold off...
5d35Verisign facing its own activist investor
While new gTLD registries Rightside and Minds + Machines have faced board-room challenges by activist investors in recent months, it seems industry heavyweight Verisign is contended with a similar problem. John...
6d35Two more dot-brands self-terminate
The dot-brand dead-pool is now up to three gTLDs. FLSmidth, which supplies machinery to the cement industry, and Emerson Electric, which also makes industrial machinery, have both decided that they don t need their new...
6d37.web has an auction date
The .web gTLD will go to auction June 27, according to ICANN. The organization released an updated auction schedule (pdf) on Wednesday night that also slates .kids/.kid for an auction on the same day. Both auctions have...
6d40MalwareBytes causing DNS issues
For the past 2 days, I've had issues connecting to certain websites, with chome stating that it was a DNS issue. I was also unable to connect on other browsers and other WiFi connection. The problem was resolved after...
6d35Verisign has great quarter but sees China growth slowing
Verisign beat its sales expectations in the first quarter of the year, but leadership said rapid growth from Chinese registrants will now normalize . The .com/.net registry last night reported net income up 21% at $107...
6d38Capability myths demolished
Blogging after the pub is a mixed blessing. A time when I want to write about things! But! A time when I should be sleeping. Last week I wrote nearly 2000 boring words about keyboards and stayed up till nearly 4am. A...
6d38RFC 7857: Network Address Translation (NAT) Behavioral...
Le mécanisme de traduction d'adresses IPv4 connu sous le nom de NAT (et qui devrait plutôt être appelé NAPT pour Network Address and Port Translation, car il ne se contente pas de traduire les adresses IP) cause beaucoup...
6d43Google DNS failing reverse lookups
I administer a postfix mail server, which does cursory reverse lookups (reject_unknown_reverse_client_hostname). For a specific set of mail hosts, google's DNS fails reverse lookups with SERVFAIL. Using another public...
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