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Did the excellent cockeyed.com get domain

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 05, 2004

Did the excellent cockeyed.com get domain hijacked or is Rob playing an extra-long April Fools joke on us all?.

Reader comments

jkottkeApr 05, 2004 at 7:20PM

You’re not seeing the Chinese BBS, Matt?

Matt HaugheyApr 05, 2004 at 7:20PM

sorry, I’m a dumbass — I didn’t see that www.cockeyed was going to that other site (I just tried it w/o www and it worked). Sounds like his webhost has a botched host setup in apache.

spygeekApr 05, 2004 at 9:22PM

As Rob says here:

There is a strange DNS problem that is displaying the Wuhan University webpage when attempting to reach http://www.cockeyed.com. A fix is in the works. Thank you to everyone who wrote to tell me about it.

Rob CockerhamApr 07, 2004 at 6:39PM

More importantly, what should my revenge entail?

Should be fixed tonight, thanks to a new DNS provider.

This thread is closed to new comments. Thanks to everyone who responded.