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Re: Is the .to (Tonga) domain completely rogue and should be removed?

  • From: Barry Shein
  • Date: Wed Sep 30 18:06:20 1998

Oops, now I understand Karl Mueller's sarcastic, nasty remark in
response to my note. He works for Best and Best is running this Tonga
link.

Aha!

        -Barry Shein

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On September 30, 1998 at 12:54 goemon@sasami.anime.net (Dan Hollis) wrote:
 > On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Barry Shein wrote:
 > > Consequently, I assert there is no reason for this domain to exist and
 > > it should be removed from the root name servers.
 > 
 > Just get the plug pulled on the .to registry:
 > 
 > % traceroute 206.184.59.10
 > [...]
 >  8  core1-hssi4-0.san-rafael.best.net (140.174.55.2)  114.937 ms  220.844 ms  138.449 ms
 >  9  imatek.sfconsulate.gov.to (206.184.59.254)  202.017 ms  173.456 ms 156.222 ms
 > 10  tonic.to (206.184.59.10)  175.428 ms  121.822 ms  339.575 ms
 > 
 > % whois 206.184.59.10@whois.arin.net
 > [rs.arin.net]
 > Best Internet Communications, Inc. (NETBLK-NBN-206-184-BEST) NBN-206-184-BEST
 >                                                  206.184.0.0 - 206.184.255.255
 > Government of the Kingdom of Tonga (NET-NBN3-59) NBN3-59 206.184.59.0
 > 
 > % whois NET-NBN3-59@whois.arin.net
 > [rs.arin.net]
 > Government of the Kingdom of Tonga (NET-NBN3-59)
 > [...]
 >    Coordinator:
 >       Gullichsen, Eric  (EG31-ARIN)  egullich@WARP.COM
 >       +1.415.781.0365
 > 
 > -Dan




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