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Re: DNS Changer items
From: David Conrad <drc () virtualized org>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:54:46 -0600

On Aug 15, 2012, at 5:59 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick () foobar org> wrote:
Approx 2 months later after taking legal advice, the NCC formed the view
that the police and the prosecutor had no legal basis for making the
request and they consequently unlocked the objects.


With the end result that someone gets some really nicely tainted/blocked address space.  Hopefully whoever it is wears 
a white hat and doesn't respond to unsuspecting people's DNS queries with 'interesting' values.

"Legal basis": IANAL so no comment.

However, for network sanitation purposes, I'll admit some surprise that the DNSchanger blocks have been reused so 
quickly.

Regards,
-drc



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