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Re: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois
- From: Mark Borchers
- Date: Thu Sep 10 09:58:34 1998
On 9 Sep 98, at 16:03, Bill Becker wrote:
> But even if what he thinks is true, the facts are that NSI is
> access to the database while using it's data for mailings designed to make
> a profit. I'm not an attorney, but it sounds like any spammer/marketeer
> could sue them successfully unless they can show that they own the
> database, or that the database owner wants the status to remain quo.
It sounds like NSI is restricting access to WHOIS on the same grounds
that all of us resist SPAM: self-defense of technical resources.