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"This happens when using Chrome-based browsers. Chrome tries to find out if someone is messing up with the DNS (i.e. wildcard DNS servers to catch all domains). Chrome does this by issuing DNS requests to randomly generated domain names with between 7 and 15 characters

"In a normal setup this results in a “No such name” response from your DNS server. If the DNS server you use has a wildcard setup, each of these requests will result in a response (which is normally even the same) so Chrome knows that there is someone messing around with DNS responses."

So, Chrome checks to see if you're doing DNS adblocking. Fuckin' Google.

@drwho to be honest, they only do that because scummy ISPs are even worse and hijack the search traffic.

...which they want for themselves, so back to "fuck'em", I guess.

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@zladuric Two hands, two middle fingers. Only choice is which one.

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