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Baidu has filed suit against its US-based domain registrar after a recent DNS records hack that redirected surfers towards a defaced page, instead of the Chinese search engine. The traffic hijack attack resulted from "gross negligence" on the part of domain registrars Register.com (no relation), a lawsuit filed by Baidu in New …

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Grenade

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I'm suprised that it doesn't have it's own DNS servers after all, wouldn't be the easiest way to ensure censorship and make updates quickly should any changes be needed.

Wonder if they are as keen to get to the bottom of the Gmail hacker(s) ?

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or...

if this is some sort of petty retaliation for google's hissy fit?

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not their fault

they have their own dns servers, but the problem lies with the registrars not dns servers. The dns servers were changed directly in the root domain server at registrar.com.

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Anonymous Coward

Me Too!

We had this same problem with GoDaddy and lost half our business. Although we had proof positive, the registrars just blow you off, unless you have enough $$ to sue. We lost our $$ in thier mistake.

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