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Re: FCC Web site

Clicked on your link and it came up |FCC

- -----Original Message-----
From: Dan Strassberg <dan.strassberg@worldnet.att.net>
To: wollman@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu <wollman@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu>;
Date: Thursday, June 04, 1998 10:58 PM
Subject: FCC Web site

>First time I've noticed this phenomenon: From two servers, attempts to
>www.fcc.gov bring up a "No DNS entry" dialog. At work, Cahners uses BB&N's
>DNS, and in the past, that DNS has suffered frequent bouts of amnesia,
>albeit none recently. But I can't believe that my ISP, AT&T Worldnet, also
>uses BB&N's DNS, yet I get the same result from Worldnet.
>What gives when two DNSs suddently can't recognize a node name? Does this
>mean that hackers have broken into multiple DNSs and wiped out the database
>entries for www.fcc.gov?
>If you operate a site and you have to take it off-line for some reason, is
>it customary to wipe out the entries for the site in all instances of the
>domain-name database? There must be a more graceful way to take a site off
>Dan Strassberg (Note: Address is CASE SENSITIVE!)
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