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Re: more anti-networksolutions propaganda

  • From: Chris Cappuccio
  • Date: Fri Apr 21 12:44:49 2000

You are wrong.  NetSol is *Selling* access to the whois records,
paying customers get a login and password to whoisftp.networksolutions.com
!!!

On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Rodney L Caston wrote:

 | 
 | I wouldn't put the blame 'directly' on NA for this one, many groups have
 | taken it upon themsleves to mine the whois database of NS. I won't name
 | names cause at certain times a few major ISPs have done it as well.
 | Regardless, spam is spam, and there isn't a good way to prevent people
 | from mining the NS database. other then to ditch contact info on the
 | records, which would be... silly.
 | 
 | Rodney Caston
 | SBC Internet Services
 | 
 | 
 | On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, deeann mikula wrote:
 | 
 | > 
 | > 
 | > this is more of a questions for the domain-masters out there, but has
 | > anyone noticed a proliferation of spam to their contact addresses for
 | > their domains hosted at NS?  
 | > 
 | > we have an address used *specifically* for admin and tech contacts for
 | > all domains hosted by us.  it is NOT a personal email addy.  it
 | > couldnt have been picked up from newsgroups, online forms, etc., but
 | > ONLY appears in our domain records.
 | > 
 | > i've been the recipient of that address for about 1.5 years, yet i've
 | > only seen spam come into this address in the past 2 months or so.
 | > i'm talking about like 10/day!
 | > 
 | > did i miss something about network solutions selling off their
 | > database of email addresses?
 | > 
 | >      deeann m.m. mikula
 | > 
 | > telerama public access internet
 | >    director of operations
 | >    http://www.telerama.com 
 | > 
 | > 
 | > 
 | 
 | 
 | 

---
Reverend Chris Cappuccio
http://www.dqc.org/~chris/






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