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Re: Broken domain statistics...

  • From: dirk
  • Date: Thu Feb 12 11:43:29 1998

Tons of people have used our domain name servers without
permission. Of course, we don't set up a domain name without


On Wed, Feb 11, 1998 at 06:42:49PM -0700, Michael K. Sanders wrote:
> In message <[email protected]>, Dalvenjah FoxFire writes:
> >
> >And if it is, it means that 17% of the folks on the internet are
> >paying for domains that don't work. Either that, or something else
> >is broken.
> An alternate interpretation might be that 17% (or some portion
> thereof) of the domains in .COM are held by domain speculators who
> have no intention of paying for them and can't be bothered to provide
> DNS for them.
> >I'm posting here because I feel it is an operational issue; that,
> >plus I feel there're more folks here who can and will hammer at
> >InterNIC to start doing something to enforce their policies that
> >require real, authoritative nameservers.
> If nothing else, it might deter casual domain speculators.  God forbid
> they actually have to configure something before they can register a
> domain... No doubt someone would just automate the process, though.