Do keep in mind that BSNL is a government-backed entity. It's parent ministry is the one which proposed screening of content.
On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com> wrote: > 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 >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan. Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spacship and now it is a Toll Plaza. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IVRCL-Vijayamangalam-Toll-Plaza.JPG
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