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RE: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois

  • From: Alan Sullivan - VoTiV Systems
  • Date: Wed Sep 02 14:14:16 1998


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Michael L. Barrow
> Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 1998 11:32 AM
> To: Christopher K. Phillips
> Cc: David H. Holtzman; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois
>
>
> Christopher K. Phillips wrote:
> >
>
> > I may be wrong but aren't the fees that Network Solutions is
> charging for
> > domain name registration "supposed" to cover the costs of
> providing WHOIS
> > service for those domains? Is this just another attempt to
> nickel and dime
> > everyone to death on some sort of new usage charge for WHOIS service?
>
> Who said anything about usage charges? It looks like the proposed work
> mentioned by David Holtzman is to control _abuse_ of the whois service.
> Otherwise, the load on whois will grow without bounds and we'd
> eventually have to pay more in registration fees. Of course, that's just
> my figurin' and nothing official...
>
Why is SAIC hiring (may have hired by now) a marketing manager to market the
whois database?
Cheers,
Alan
> --
> Michael L. Barrow * <mlbarrow@eni.net> * Network Engineer
> Epoch Internet    * DSL Engineering    * (949) 399-8413
>





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