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Re: oh, for goodness' sake.
From: Andrew Crawford <andrewc () nildram net>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 20:17:21 +0100 (BST)
Domain Name: RIPE.NET
Domain Status: On Hold <<<<<<------
This is apparently causing some routing problems; many ISPs (especially in
Europe) build their BGP filters from the data at whois.ripe.net at regular
intervals. No whois.ripe.net = no routing policy data = screwed up BGP.
Perhaps there should be a list of "sacred" domains that should never be
suspended no matter *how* long they go without paying their fees. I wonder
what happened in this case?