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Re: InterNIC "whois server <handle>" broke?
On Fri, Dec 18, 1998 at 06:19:18PM -0800, Michael P. Lyle wrote: > I don't see why authentication is such a necessity-- why is it a secret > what domains a given nameserver serves? It would be easy enough to pull > the information down by exhaustive search. The whole issue isn't so much authentication but logging. This way, the abusers can be isolated from the database. How many spams from the Internic domain scrapers have YOU gotten the last couple of weeks? > Michael P. Lyle -- Jeffrey Haas "Denial of Spamming is not a crime." [email protected] -- Russell Nelson <[email protected]>