I think this is likely a temporary issue, and I suspect that the security of the BSNL servers may have been compromised. Yann is of the same opinion. If the issue persists for a longer-term, then we can pursue it with the ISP.
anirudh On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com>wrote: > Hi, > > Yannf posted this on IRC (#wikimedia-in) when I was away, > > ====== > in my new DSL connection with BSNL, *.wikipedia.org is blocked > any idea? > I get a page of advertising about web hosting > http://commons.wikimedia.org works > ====== > > My guess is BSNL DNS is playing some game here (IIRC they have local DNS > for each telecom circle). As for the geekish users, they would know to use > opendns, ways to access *.wikipedia.org etc. But this needs to be looked > at seriously. This is not the first time am hearing something like this on > BSNL DNS. If we identify the problem, can the chapter / programs do > necessary running around for the issue and ensure this doesn't exist? > > -- > Regards > Srikanth.L > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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