I wouldn't assume that the DNS entry has been hijacked. I very recently had
this same experience with a domain I work on. It got redirected to a parking
page. I thought it had been hijacked. It turned out that the hosting
provider had accidentally changed the IP address associated with the domain
and that that had somehow caused the site to go to the parking page.
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Klein, Michael <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> openurl.info's domain registration looks up to date...Registered to NISO
> through 12-May-2010. Last updated 10-May-2009. I'm going to speculate (with
> very little basis) that someone managed to hijack the DNS by pointing the
> record's name server entries somewhere other than where they're supposed to
> be. Hence the redirection to a fraudulent parking page.
> Michael B. Klein
> Digital Initiatives Technology Librarian
> Boston Public Library
> (617) 859-2391
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> > From: "Walker, David" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Reply-To: "Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>"
> > <[log in to unmask]>
> > Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 12:05:03 -0700
> > To: "Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>" <
> [log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] openurl.info ?
> > It appears that the openurl.info domain name has expired. I get an
> error from
> > the host:
> > http://www.openurl.info/registry/docs/mtx/info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx
> > I've been using the registry at OCLC as a reference source for OpenURL.
> > all of the identifiers and links pointing to openurl.info no longer
> > http://alcme.oclc.org/openurl/servlet/OAIHandler?verb=ListSets
> > Is there a different place I should be going now for OpenURL info
> instead? Or
> > maybe this is just a snafu?
> > --Dave
> > ==================
> > David Walker
> > Library Web Services Manager
> > California State University
> > http://xerxes.calstate.edu