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Sky customers moan: Our broadband hubs are bricking it

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Transparent Proxying

Seems what Sky are doing (according to various on their own forums and in the reg supplied link) isn't bricking hubs per se, but instead installed a transparent Proxy to route all your DNS through Sky';s DNS servers (due to it being proxied) rather than going through the DNS servers your device specified.

Now hiding behind "accidental firmware glitch" and as usual a few voices are "defending the company" "they said they would fix it, accidents happen, I see no intention of malice here, whats the big problem anyway" ad nauseum.........

Might explain why my DNS resolutions have been slow as treacle the last few days....whereas before they were lightning quick....

Hmmmm might invest in a TP-Link VDSL router that seemingly can authenticate to Sky''s Option 61 DHCP

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