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Getting reports from people in Indonesia that they're unable to access Write.as... Things look fine from where we are, but they're getting this error: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

Anyone have experience verifying if this is indeed censorship happening, and if so, working around it? Retoots appreciated!

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@selea Yep, and we're still seeing some traffic from there. But probably most of our active users are there -- very odd to see so many reports.

@matt

Have you considering enablind DNSSEC on the write.as domain btw?

@selea Definitely looks like something we should do. Will probably just need to switch DNS providers, since it doesn't look like our current one supports it

@matt

Awesome :)
I am pretty sure that some of the Librehosters (libreho.st/) offer it :)

@matt users can try to switch the DNS server they are connecting to, eg. Google DNS (8.8.8.8)

@matt find out what dns servers they're using and also verify that using Google dns 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 works

@matt You can try to test the reachability via ooni.org/, they have probes all around the globe.

@schmittlauch I did try that, but was only able to test from my location... Couldn't figure out how to do it from around the world.

@matt I tried with a VPN locates in Indonesia but it worked fine for me 🤷‍♂️

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