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Ask HN: Is Archive Broken for You?
8 points by bhickey 7 months ago | hide | past | favorite | 5 comments
archive.is has been serving me a fake Cloudflare captcha to my IP. Is anyone else seeing this behavior?

Use a DNS server that passes along EDNS subnet information to archive. does not, and quad9 does not either (I've tested). AdGuard's DNS servers do.

2019 comment from Cloudflare: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19828702

At home I use Cloudflare in general, but using AdGuard Home I send requests for archive sites to AdGuard instead, and I don't get a captcha anymore.

  # Archive

https://archive.is/ is serving a fake captcha page. Cloudflare hasn't used Google Captcha in years, they have their own in-house captcha https://www.cloudflare.com/en-gb/products/turnstile/

"Archive.is’s owner is intentionally blocking users." https://jarv.is/notes/cloudflare-dns-archive-is-blocked/

edit: sorry, to answer your question: I see the same

Yeah, I previously confirmed with a PM at Cloudflare that it was 100% fake.

I'm just getting http 502, bad gateway error since a few weeks. I can use direct links with date (e.g. https://archive.ph/2023/http://bbc.com), but otherwise pretty much everything is an error

I’ve had trouble at home for a few months. I looked at the main router at my place and it claims it is set to but when I switched to manual DNS and set DNS to on my tablet it worked right again.

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