1.1.1.1 not resolving archive.{is,today,li,ph} correctly

I tried to visit archive.is (and then archive.today, archive.ph and archive .li) just now while using 1.1.1.1 as my DNS. They either do not resolve (SERFAIL) or resolve as 127.0.0.5

Other domains do resolve correct;y (e.g. goo.gl)

Google and quad9 resolve them correctly. Checked from both a UK and Japanese host to 1.1.1.1

Japanese results

$ dig @1.1.1.1 archive.li

; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> @1.1.1.1 archive.li
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 53287
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;archive.li. IN A

;; Query time: 737 msec
;; SERVER: 1.1.1.1#53(1.1.1.1)
;; WHEN: Tue Dec 24 19:46:46 2019
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 28

$ dig @1.0.0.1 archive.li

; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> @1.0.0.1 archive.li
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 65153
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;archive.li. IN A

;; Query time: 875 msec
;; SERVER: 1.0.0.1#53(1.0.0.1)
;; WHEN: Tue Dec 24 19:47:03 2019
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 28

dig +short CHAOS TXT id.server @1.0.0.1 "KIX" dig +short CHAOS TXT id.server @1.1.1.1
“KIX”

$ dig @8.8.8.8 archive.li

; <<>> DiG 9.8.4-rpz2+rl005.12-P1 <<>> @8.8.8.8 archive.li
; (1 server found)
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 57564
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;archive.li. IN A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
archive.li. 299 IN A 62.192.168.106

;; Query time: 180 msec
;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8)
;; WHEN: Tue Dec 24 19:50:21 2019
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 44

Similar responses from LHR 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1

This is an intentional misconfiguration on the part of archive.is. Take the hint, they aren’t interested in your web traffic.

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See 1.1.1.1 does not resolve archive.is and https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19828702

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