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  Paul Vixie on VeriSign
Subject:   Give verisign what they want
Date:   2003-09-23 22:01:10
From:   anonymous2
Verisign wants traffic for nonexistent domains to go to their site? Give it to them.

Just put 1x1 images on your webpages that point to nonexistent domains.

e.g. img src="http://www.xkrjgnv0oed.com/" height=1 width=1

1x1 is preferable.

If enough people do this, verisign will have plenty of traffic.

You could even construct a "broken ribbon" protest logo with 1x1 broken images and 1x1 real images using fancy html with tables.

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  • Give verisign what they want
    2003-09-24 05:28:54  anonymous2 [View]

    Give me a break. Verisgn has more bandwidth than you could possibly imagine. They aren't going to care, even about billions upon billions of hits. In fact, I bet they'd just love that, since it would allow them to track users more, since they not only get info when they mistype a domain, but even while they are browsing normal sites, that just happen to have a 1x1 image.