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Re: Suspension of reissuing deleted domain names (fwd)
From: Edward Fang <edfang () visi net>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 11:38:23 -0400 (EDT)


I think the reason NSI took the position they did was because these
companies re-register the domain after non-payment once it is released
back into the pool (probably repeatedly, and thereby causing the 'tens of
thousands of requests').  I think the only way to stop this type of action
is for NSI to require guaranteed payment on registration (account, credit
card, etc).  The grace period given is too generous and allowing this type
of ridiculous speculation.

Ed

On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, Jon Lewis wrote:
:On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, David H. Holtzman wrote:
:
:> Until further notice, Network Solutions will be temporarily suspending the
:> process of deleting domain names for which payment has not been received.
:> In recent weeks the InterNIC has been spammed repeatedly with tens of
:> thousands of requests by domain name speculators attempting to register
:
:What can be down about domainbrokers.com?  Have a look at the files at
:http://www.domainbrokers.com/asp/.  I just tried to register a domain for
:a customer, and found that it had been registered the day before by
:domainbrokers.com.  I believe they have no intention to use the domain
:name.  All they hope to do is sell it, probably for $1000.  They appear to
:have setup no DNS records other than NS records for it. 
:
:Companies like this that piss in the domain name registration pool should
:be banned from registering domains.
:




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