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