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[Bug 6699] Obsolete links to in various dcc related files

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Date: Sun Nov 13 2011 - 20:11:08 GMT

--- Comment #8 from Vernon Schryver <> 2011-11-13 20:11:08 UTC ---
> My Internet connection is through Vodafone NZ who have some
> sort of brain-damaged "transparent" web proxy that seems to block a random
> assortment of web sites

That argues for https everywhere, but for the problems with the PKI
including corrupt CAs, too many CAs to trust, the cost of certs, and the
problems with self-signed certs and CAs. Some of those might someday
be solved by DANE.
if registrars ever support DNSSEC.

> I thought that was no longer in operation and you wanted
> to change the URL.

For almost 10 years the official DCC site has been The
machines that have answered to have had >10 times the
available bandwidth as But the overwhelming majority
of hyperlinks about DCC point to Such is life.

>Assuming that people who want to find out what the DCC hit in their email means
> are smart enough to try a web search, I think this would do:
> describe DCC_CHECK Detected as bulk mail by DCC (

that looks good to me.

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