[Haskell-cafe] ANN: dns-server: forward DNS queries to StatDNS REST API

Erik Dominikus erik.dominikus71 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 11:46:44 UTC 2015

True, but a little correction: name-based virtual host is no problem;
http-client allows specifying the IP address and the Host header

Fortunately they are not using 'other very common modern HTTP features'.

But yes, the problem persists.

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 5:46 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 6:41 AM, Erik Dominikus <erik.dominikus71 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Bad news: ISP is intercepting packets to UDP port 53.
>> Good news: There is DNS resolution over HTTP (http://www.statdns.com/api/
>> ).
> Bad news: you're going to be trusting your ISP's DNS to get there, unless
> they can guarantee their IPv4 and/or IPv6 addresses won't change *and* you
> can remember those addresses *and* they're not using name based virtual
> hosts or other very common modern HTTP features.
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