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Re: DNS{B,W}Ls and blocking (was Re: DNSWL will be disabled by default as of tomorrow)

From: Kevin A. McGrail <KMcGrail_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Dec 14 2011 - 15:18:52 GMT
To: Benny Pedersen <>

On 12/14/2011 4:24 AM, Benny Pedersen wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Dec 2011 09:21:47 -0500, David F. Skoll wrote:
>> I think we need an informational RFC that specifies best-practices for
>> a DNS{B,W}L to inform clients that they have been blocked.
> good intention, but if dns is blocket there is no result anyway so it
> does not work
Not quite. We are working on return codes that lead to the end the
purposefully wrong answers for DNSBLs so Blocked doesn't mean
blackholing the requests. Confusing, I know.