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