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Submission + - UPC Ireland latest to do a DNS hijacking trial (

CaptSolo writes: UPC Ireland has started a trial of a DNS hijacking "service", in a violation of net neutrality. When users enter a URL for a non-existing domain, they are redirected to a landing page (for example, this). They do provide instructions for disabling this service, consisting of a PDF with screenshots demonstrating how Windows users can change DNS servers.

An example log of a hijacked HTTP request:


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UPC Ireland latest to do a DNS hijacking trial

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