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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 
restricting
> 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.





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