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.
18.104.22.168 CN, China
22.214.171.124 KR, Korea, Republic of
126.96.36.199 KR, Korea, Republic of
188.8.131.52 BR, Brazil 189-19-245-182.dsl.telesp.net.br.
184.108.40.206 CL, Chile
220.127.116.11 BR, Brazil c9067c9b.static.spo.virtua.com.br.
18.104.22.168 JP, Japan
22.214.171.124 SG, Singapore
126.96.36.199 US, United States 149-188.suscom-maine.net.
188.8.131.52 CN, China
184.108.40.206 CN, China
220.127.116.11 US, United States 216-164-162-155.pa.subnet.cable.rcn.com.
18.104.22.168 IR, Iran, Islamic Republic of
22.214.171.124 CN, China
126.96.36.199 JP, Japan m010035.ppp.asahi-net.or.jp.
188.8.131.52 CN, China
184.108.40.206 CN, China
220.127.116.11 CN, China 18.104.22.168.broad.static.hf.ah.cndata.com.
22.214.171.124 TR, Turkey reverse-77-79-88-247.grid.com.tr.
126.96.36.199 IL, Israel 122.sharatim.co.il.
188.8.131.52 DE, Germany p15173261.pureserver.info.
184.108.40.206 PL, Poland byq66.internetdsl.tpnet.pl.
220.127.116.11 NL, Netherlands 84-53-78-183.wxdsl.nl.
18.104.22.168 SK, Slovakia static-dsl-47.87-197-110.telecom.sk.
22.214.171.124 --, N/A adsl-99-53-191-61.dsl.mtry01.sbcglobal.net.
126.96.36.199 BR, Brazil static.188.8.131.52.datacenter1.com.br.
184.108.40.206 MY, Malaysia
220.127.116.11 CL, Chile
18.104.22.168 IT, Italy 89-119-5-106-static.albacom.net.
22.214.171.124 KR, Korea, Republic of
126.96.36.199 MY, Malaysia
188.8.131.52 US, United States
184.108.40.206 AU, Australia 210-185-64-195.intrapower.net.au.
220.127.116.11 AU, Australia 18.104.22.168.static.comindico.com.au.
22.214.171.124 DE, Germany loft1551.serverloft.de.
126.96.36.199 PT, Portugal genid.dcc.fc.up.pt.
188.8.131.52 IT, Italy mspasiano.cedrc.cnr.it.
184.108.40.206 CN, China
220.127.116.11 LT, Lithuania 82-135-192-72.static.zebra.lt.
18.104.22.168 FR, France
22.214.171.124 US, United States voyager.iavalley.cc.ia.us.
126.96.36.199 CL, Chile
188.8.131.52 US, United States host-38-107-141-131.mtl.net.vexxhost.com.
184.108.40.206 CN, China
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