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Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: 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 <email@example.com>
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
> Received: from eagle.ais.net (email@example.com [22.214.171.124])
> by dilbert.ais.net (8.9.1/8.9.1) with ESMTP id QAA18307
> for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 16:40:42 -0600 (CST)
> From: email@example.com
> Received: from hq.qual.net (hq.qual.net [126.96.36.199])
> by eagle.ais.net (AIS/NET) with ESMTP id QAA09181
> for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Sat, 12 Dec 1998 16:40:42 -0600 (CST)
> Received: from hera_in.e-i.net (osiris.e-i.net [188.8.131.52])
> by hq.qual.net (8.9.1a/8.9.1) with ESMTP id RAA02179
> for <email@example.com>; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Network Solutions Lists
> According to our records, you have at least
> one domain registered with Network Solutions,
> aka The Internic.
> 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 . . .
> 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:email@example.com
> Thanks for your time and consideration,
> The UnderWorld
> 1-800-607-6006 ext. 3205#
> << End forwarded message
Ulf Zimmermann, 1525 Pacific Ave., Alameda, CA-94501, #: 510-769-2936
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