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RE: Alternatives (was Re: whois broke again?)

  • From: Rachel Luxemburg
  • Date: Mon Feb 21 19:43:12 2000

NSI arguably has the rights to the existing whois database but by no means does
that give them any control over any other listing of names and contact
information.



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Rodney Joffe
Sent: Monday, February 21, 2000 12:19 AM
To: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: Alternatives (was Re: whois broke again?)

William Allen Simpson wrote:

> Some private messages have said that NSI claims the whois contact
> information is now their "property".

Not only. NSI has said publicly that this is the case. As does the data
they return with each whois result :-)






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