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Re: [whoisdatabase@hotmail.com: Re: Network Solutions Lists] (fwd)

  • From: Ulf Zimmermann
  • Date: Sat Dec 12 22:43:09 1998

On Sat, Dec 12, 1998 at 07:59:43PM -0500, Larry Snyder wrote:
> The problem is that it is and has to be (reasonably) public information.
> For any restriction that could be put in place, someone will certainly
> write a programatic workaround.  This specific mailing is in violation
> of qual.net's AUP III.B.3....so gripe to them.  And support Smith.
> ..."an Opt-In list of".......Get Real!
> -ls-  (LS11)

I just noticed on the last catalog I got from Dell in the mail, that they
are walking the Database too. Because it is addressed to a fantasy name
I used for one of my domains.

> 
> >>>>> Forwarded message from James Rishaw <jamie@dilbert.ais.net>
> 
> Ugh!
> 
> There's *got* to be a way to keep people from walking the database...
> 
> 
> -- 
> jamie rishaw (efnet:gavroche)               American Information Systems, Inc.
> jamie at ais dot net                                infrastructure engineering
> 
>          "I will NOT go to a party with a version number."  -davidr

Content-Description: Forwarded message from whoisdatabase@hotmail.com
> Received: from eagle.ais.net (root@eagle.ais.net [199.0.154.5])
> 	by dilbert.ais.net (8.9.1/8.9.1) with ESMTP id QAA18307
> 	for <jamie@dilbert.ais.net>; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 16:40:42 -0600 (CST)
> From: whoisdatabase@hotmail.com
> Received: from hq.qual.net (hq.qual.net [209.57.200.33])
> 	by eagle.ais.net (AIS/NET) with ESMTP id QAA09181
> 	for <jamie@ais.net>; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 16:40:42 -0600 (CST)
> Received: from hera_in.e-i.net (osiris.e-i.net [193.57.116.140])
> 	by hq.qual.net (8.9.1a/8.9.1) with ESMTP id RAA02179
> 	for <jamie@iagnet.net>; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 17:40:39 -0500 (EST)
> Received: from default by hera_in.e-i.net (8.8.5/SMI-SVR4)
> 	id WAA86964; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 22:33:48 GMT
> Date: Sat, 12 Dec 1998 22:33:48 GMT
> Message-Id: <199812122233.WAA86964@hera_in.e-i.net>
> To: internicwhois@hotmail.com
> Subject: Re: Network Solutions Lists
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> According to our records, you have at least
> one domain registered with Network Solutions,
> aka The Internic.
> 
> http://rs.internic.net/cgi-bin/whois/
> 
> Please do not be offended by this email.
> This is not a mass spam mailing.  Your
> email address is on an Opt-In list of domain
> owners who are interested in increasing
> their website traffic.  
> 
> We can show you how to generate so much traffic,
> that it could possibly CRASH your ISP's server!
> That's right!  
> 
> We have a huge list of Internic's Domain Owners,
> extracted from the Whois Database available
> for download from our password protected
> website right now.  For more details,
> visit our site  . . .
> 
> http://www.targetedlists.com/
> 
> 
> If you order before Dec. 31st,  you will receive
> "MacroBot" software for FREE! 
> 
> This is a one time mailing offer to members
> of Network Solutions Whois Database of Domain
> Name Owners/Opt-In List.  You will not receive 
> any further mailings from our company.  
> 
> To request removal from this opt-in list,
> send an email with "unsubscribe" in the
> subject box.  mailto:unsubscribe@targetedlists.com
> 
> Thanks for your time and consideration,
> 
> 
> The UnderWorld
> 1-800-607-6006  ext. 3205#
> 
> http://www.targetedlists.com/

> 
> 
> <<  End forwarded message
> 


-- 
Regards, Ulf.

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