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Old 25th March 2010
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Default China censorship leaks outside Great Firewall via DNS root server

From http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/n...oot-server.ars

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On Wednesday, someone from the Chilean domain registry .cl noticed that one of the DNS root servers was responding in a very strange way to queries for domain names like facebook.com, youtube.com, and twitter.com. Normally, root servers only provide a pointer to the correct set of Top Level Domain servers—in this case, the .com servers operated by Verisign. But here, the "I" root server responded with (apparently fake) addresses.
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