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Re: Funk *that* (was Re: whois broke again?)

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Sun Feb 20 05:44:54 2000

On 02/19/00, "Leonard, Jason M." <Jason.Leonard@wcom.net> wrote: 

> How hard could it be to maintain a mirror or something close to a mirror?
> I'm willing to donate a box and a few hours a week.  Email me off list with
> your input and I'll post the results.

	According to the miles of legalese on either end of the WHOIS
	data, such a mirror would be illegal.  Whether that's actually
	enforcable or not is something I don't feel qualified to try
	and debate with the lawyers who appear to be running NSI.

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