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Re: whois changes

  • From: Dalvenjah FoxFire
  • Date: Mon May 17 14:46:35 1999

On Mon, May 17, 1999 at 01:22:45PM -0400, John Fraizer put this into my mailbox:
> No I don't.  To quote Andrew Dice Clay, "NSI can..." Well, you know.  I
> refuse to be bound by rules and regulations that NSI them selfs arbitrarily
> ignore.  How many others have received both email and snailmail from NSI,
> addressed to a name you use ONLY for domain registrations, offering you
> some commercial service of NSI?

Or, perhaps more hilariously, how many people have gotten "You've been
pre-approved!" credit card offers explaining how their role account
(e.g. "DALnet Hostmaster") has been carefully selected among hundreds of
potential applicants for a credit card?

*Someone's* obviously been mining the whois database and giving it to
direct mailers. I wouldn't be at all surprised if it were NSI.


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