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what's up, AlterNIC?
so i hit www.internic.net today, looking for contact information for a customer of mine, and lo and behold, it's some AlterNIC crap! come to find out, my name server has incorrect information for www.internic.net: piglet [~] ? nslookup www.internic.net Server: mixer.visi.com Address: 126.96.36.199 Non-authoritative answer: Name: www.internic.net Address: 188.8.131.52 according to my cache dump, this information came from AlterNIC. $ORIGIN INTERNIC.net. www 146598 IN A 184.108.40.206 ;Cr=addtnl [220.127.116.11] piglet [~] ? nslookup 18.104.22.168 Server: mixer.visi.com Address: 22.214.171.124 Name: aragorn.alternic.net Address: 126.96.36.199 piglet [~] ? whois 204.94.42 ATC dba ALTERNIC.NET (NETBLK-SEANET02-ALTERNIC01) SEANET02-ALTERNIC01 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 i do not have ANY AlterNIC hints in my root cache. why is AlterNIC poisoning my nameserver? kevin brintnall <email@example.com> network engineer, vector internet E3979560EF3E00B7 36D422A3C0F3741C