willisp@darkstar ~/ $ dig hackerne.ws
; <<>> DiG 9.4-ESV-R4 <<>> hackerne.ws
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 43879
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;hackerne.ws. IN A
;; ANSWER SECTION:
hackerne.ws. 16 IN CNAME 126.96.36.199.
;; Query time: 80 msec
;; SERVER: 188.8.131.52#53(184.108.40.206)
;; WHEN: Thu Jan 12 09:57:05 2012
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 58
They soon fixed the problem so i'm not trying to give them too hard a time, but it's a good lesson in why even modest sites should do quality control for all production-touching changes. Unless you're really familiar with DNS the above mistake might get overlooked quickly while troubleshooting.