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Domain names going on hold for non-payment (fwd)

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Mon Mar 24 04:33:58 1997

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 00:31:35 -0500 (EST)
From: Fu Bar <fubar@dino.fdt.net>
Reply-To: inet-access@earth.com
To: inet-access@earth.com
Subject: Domain names going on hold for non-payment
Resent-Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 22:31:52 -0700 (MST)
Resent-From: inet-access@earth.com

I just got 4 messages from billing@internic.net with the subject:
Domain names going on hold for non-payment
It should really be read as:
You thought we had our heads up our asses before?  You aint seen nuthin yet.

Of the domains listed, many in the first 2 messages were valid past due
domains waiting to expire.  However, I have confirmation from clients that
at least 2 listed domains are paid up to date, and should not be in the
remove queue.  

The really amazing part is that the second 2 messages list domains I've
never heard of, and which none of my DNS servers are listed with (I did
whois's on a bunch just to see if some luser had registered with my DNS
servers without telling me...wouldn't be the first time).  The last of
these messages lists more than 3 dozen domains I've never heard of and
don't give a damn about.  I just wonder if the true owners have been
notified? 

The odd thing is all of these that I checked are registered to 
organizations in France and England.

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