said by dynodb:because a 404 isn't generating revenue off our backs which we see none of and you know how slow cox's DNS can be. i dont want 75% of my lookups to annoy me.
Am I missing something here? I know it's a little annoying to be redirected after mistyping a URL, but as often as not you end up at a link farm anyways even without the redirect.
Unless it's causing actual problems aside from the minor annoyance of being redirected instead of a 404 error, I don't understand the outrage.