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Re: .cc domain spam

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Sun Sep 27 22:32:31 1998

On Sat, Sep 26, 1998 at 05:41:41PM -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Sep 1998, Sam Hayes Merritt, III wrote:
> > Registrant:
> > Network Solutions, Inc. (WORLDNIC4-DOM)
> >    505 Huntmar Park Drive
> >    Herndon, VA 20170
> >    US
> >    Domain Name: WORLDNIC.COM
> 
> That's different.  That's Network Solutions scamming the clueless.
> Domainspace (according to Michael) has no connection with the .cc
> registry.  They're just middlemen.  Network Solutions might want you to
> believe the same thing of worldnic.com, but I think most people here know
> better.  Or to sound like Mr. Flemming....many of the people on nanog know
> more than most.

No, Jon... don't you remember from earlier this year?  There's actually
a semi-reasonable explanation for that one.

Trademark problem on "InterNIC", as I recall.

Cheers,
-- jra
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