Facebook over IPv6

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Sat Jun 11 00:47:25 CEST 2011

On 6/10/2011 6:19 AM, Bill Owens wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 09:43:00PM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> We never raised a finger to get on the "Google whitelist" but we
>> have no trouble accessing Google via IPv6.  And we have our own
>> ARIN-assigned IPv6 block.
>> IMHO the whole concept of whitelisting IPv6 blocks is ridiculous.
> Perhaps, but that's not how the Google DNS whitelist works:
> http://www.google.com/intl/en/ipv6/
> The important question is this: what caching resolver do you use to
> query for google.com names? That's what determines whether you're in
> the whitelist or not.
> Bill.

OK I looked at that, the issue is I was hitting ipv6.google.com not
www.google.com.  I guess they are only blacklisting you if you
attempt to pull AAAA records for www.google.com

Very likely I will never request to be on the whitelist, because
of the Google stipulation:

•Separate DNS servers for your IPv6 users (not shared with IPv4-only users)

which is, IMHO, asinine.  We pay a damn lot of money for our telco space
and I'm not going to waste 2U plus electricity on 2 machines to loaf
around answering the occasional IPv6 DNS query when we already have
perfectly good DNS servers.

What the hell is wrong with these assholes?  Who the hell do they think 
they are?


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