Update: 08/11 23:24 GMT by KD : Readers are reporting that it's not Bing that comes up for a nonexistent domain, it's the user's default search engine (noting that at least one Microsoft update in the past changed the default to Bing). There may be nothing new here.
everyone who uses free software must give
back changes they make to the code, because that was the deal in the first place.
That's what my little GPL-firmly-believing voice says. Perhaps I'm not fervorish enough for the masses?
Regardless of how one might define "free," I like these stipulations and would release code under them. Call it derpaderpasource software if you want, I'd still feel the same way about the underlying meaning
Except me. I'm running it on my desktop and laptop. Torrenting it as we speak.
I get about 5 of these a day, on a relatively small site. I wrote a small shell script out of sheer boredom that parses hosts.deny and gives me country and hostname info. Here's the output from the past week or so. It seems to confirm that most of these are from public isps overseas.
126.96.36.199 CN, China
188.8.131.52 KR, Korea, Republic of
184.108.40.206 KR, Korea, Republic of
220.127.116.11 BR, Brazil 189-19-245-182.dsl.telesp.net.br.
18.104.22.168 CL, Chile
22.214.171.124 BR, Brazil c9067c9b.static.spo.virtua.com.br.
126.96.36.199 JP, Japan
188.8.131.52 SG, Singapore
184.108.40.206 US, United States 149-188.suscom-maine.net.
220.127.116.11 CN, China
18.104.22.168 CN, China
22.214.171.124 US, United States 216-164-162-155.pa.subnet.cable.rcn.com.
126.96.36.199 IR, Iran, Islamic Republic of
188.8.131.52 CN, China
184.108.40.206 JP, Japan m010035.ppp.asahi-net.or.jp.
220.127.116.11 CN, China
18.104.22.168 CN, China
22.214.171.124 CN, China 126.96.36.199.broad.static.hf.ah.cndata.com.
188.8.131.52 TR, Turkey reverse-77-79-88-247.grid.com.tr.
184.108.40.206 IL, Israel 122.sharatim.co.il.
220.127.116.11 DE, Germany p15173261.pureserver.info.
18.104.22.168 PL, Poland byq66.internetdsl.tpnet.pl.
22.214.171.124 NL, Netherlands 84-53-78-183.wxdsl.nl.
126.96.36.199 SK, Slovakia static-dsl-47.87-197-110.telecom.sk.
188.8.131.52 --, N/A adsl-99-53-191-61.dsl.mtry01.sbcglobal.net.
184.108.40.206 BR, Brazil static.220.127.116.11.datacenter1.com.br.
18.104.22.168 MY, Malaysia
22.214.171.124 CL, Chile
126.96.36.199 IT, Italy 89-119-5-106-static.albacom.net.
188.8.131.52 KR, Korea, Republic of
184.108.40.206 MY, Malaysia
220.127.116.11 US, United States
18.104.22.168 AU, Australia 210-185-64-195.intrapower.net.au.
22.214.171.124 AU, Australia 126.96.36.199.static.comindico.com.au.
188.8.131.52 DE, Germany loft1551.serverloft.de.
184.108.40.206 PT, Portugal genid.dcc.fc.up.pt.
220.127.116.11 IT, Italy mspasiano.cedrc.cnr.it.
18.104.22.168 CN, China
22.214.171.124 LT, Lithuania 82-135-192-72.static.zebra.lt.
126.96.36.199 FR, France
188.8.131.52 US, United States voyager.iavalley.cc.ia.us.
184.108.40.206 CL, Chile
220.127.116.11 US, United States host-38-107-141-131.mtl.net.vexxhost.com.
18.104.22.168 CN, China
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