188.8.131.52 aka card.freenode.net (via PSINet Inc, a name you really should know) disappeared early this morning. What's left is
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;irc.freenode.net. IN A
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irc.freenode.net. 47 IN CNAME chat.freenode.net.
chat.freenode.net. 47 IN A 184.108.40.206 << aka niven.freenode.net, usg (via linode)
chat.freenode.net. 47 IN A 220.127.116.11 << aka barjavel.freenode.net, usg (via online sas)
chat.freenode.net. 47 IN A 18.104.22.168 << swedish mom&pop isp. not responding hencei.
chat.freenode.net. 47 IN A 22.214.171.124 << same swedish mom&pop isp. also not responding.
chat.freenode.net. 47 IN A 126.96.36.199 << usg via their LA cyberderpitude unit, aka "Total Server Solutions L.L.C." (the dorks forgot to add the PTR Resource Record, herpderp.freenode.net or whatever it was "Private Internet Access" allocated for them.)
They've been probing it for weeks now, and it seems to me likely there never will be a non-usgtronic freenode server henceforth. Thus the question before the forum becomes, do we wanna move off freenode now ? Or should I start peering the usgtards now and move later ?———