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Odd network traffic

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Odd network traffic
« on: January 01, 2017, 09:47:59 am »
Every 5 minutes, my Echo does DNS lookups for special reserved domain names that should never be used: www.example.net, www.example.org, and www.example.com. Anybody know why?

Re: Odd network traffic
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2017, 10:19:06 am »
I've heard this before.  While I don't ave any inside info, I'm betting it's just a way of periodically testing internet availability.