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November, 2009

  • 25 November

    ICANN shakes finger at DNS redirects

    It’s become common for DNS providers to redirect users to third-party pages upon entering an incorrect URL. Called NXDOMAIN substitution, many ISPs practice this to make money. ICANN is calling out against this practice, however, citing its harmful effects: If an email is accidentally sent to an incorrect domain and …