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Re: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois

  • From: Andy Walden
  • Date: Wed Sep 02 13:10:57 1998

> Was this company "an abuser" because they wanted to do lookups of a useful
> nature? (And yes, they put in caching and such so they wouldn't be querying

Yes. Thats not the intent of the whois database in my opinion. Marketing
and general greed causes the most problems on the Internet and generates
the most instances of someone trying to exploit something for the almighty
dollar.  

-andy





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