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    Looks Like More ICANN Staff Will Be Needed
    by Anonymous on Monday May 10 2004, @05:44AM (#13534)
    Looks Like More ICANN Staff Will Be Needed

    to handle the substantive issues being raised here on ICANNwatch

    You can watch as your .ORG tax dollars are poured into empty-desk-jobs, lavish parties, and around the world travel junkets

    Did you get a chance to attend the last .ORG party in March ? The prostitutes supplied by .PRO were reported to be top quality.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    They call this progress!?
    by Anonymous on Monday May 10 2004, @10:29AM (#13536)
    Why are they not talking about scrapping whois in favor CRISP [ietf.org]? Why is ICANN so backwards?
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .NET Names in Whois but NOT in the DNS
    by Anonymous on Monday May 10 2004, @06:11PM (#13537)
    Registered through: GoDaddy.com
          Domain Name: BBQ.NET
                Created on: 25-Jun-97
                Expires on: 24-Jun-06
                Last Updated on: 19-Mar-04

    $ dig bbq.net any

    ; > DiG 9.2.1 > bbq.net any ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 24371 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Unavailable .NET Names NOT in Whois and NOT in DNS
    by Anonymous on Monday May 10 2004, @06:22PM (#13538)

    Try to Register I-I.NET

    $ whois i-i.net
    [Querying whois.internic.net]
    [Redirected to whois.totalregistrations.com]
    [Querying whois.totalregistrations.com]
    No match for i-i.net

    $ dig i-i.net any

    ; > DiG 9.2.1 > i-i.net any ;; global options: printcmd ;; Got answer: ;; ->>HEADER- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 12672 ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Does ICANN know Whois is NOT the DNS ?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday May 11 2004, @03:11AM (#13541)
    Does ICANN know Whois is NOT the DNS ?

    There are names in the DNS that are not in Whois.

    There are names in Whois that are not in DNS.

    Why is ICANN fixated on Whois, which is not the DNS ?

    Why does ICANN claim to be the keeper of DNS ?

    Do lawyers really think that people are going to be gullible and hand them direct access to all of their personal information, to be used against them in the litigious police-state society that is designed to have all assets controlled and taxed by lawyers ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Are the Spooks at Neustar to be trusted ?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday May 11 2004, @03:32AM (#13542)
    Are the Spooks at Neustar to be trusted ?

    Do you think people are stoopid (tm) and do not see right thru the agenda that Neustar has ? .US was handed to the DOD-backed Lockheed-Martin Neustar with hardly anyone noticing. .KIDS.US is being sold to super-gullible naive net users.

    Do you think the people will be foolish enough to turn their .TEL and/or .ENUM infrastructure over to the Neustar Spooks ?

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    regarding the .jobs sTLD
    by Anonymous on Tuesday May 11 2004, @03:49AM (#13543)
    regarding the .jobs sTLD. Technical registry operations will be provided by
    Verisign Naming and Directory Services (“VNDS”), a division of Verisign, Inc.
    under contract to Employ Media. VNDS has empirically proven their capability
    to provide world-class registry operations and maintain multiple-tld
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    services in the .xxx TLD Afilias’ Registry-Registr
    by Anonymous on Tuesday May 11 2004, @04:04AM (#13545)
    The second mechanism will be in the Registry-Registrar Agreement that each
    ICANN accredited must enter into with the registry operator prior to being
    permitted to provide domain name registration services in the .xxx TLD.
    Afilias’ Registry-Registrar agreement
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Trademarks? That's kids stuff
    by jberryhill on Tuesday May 11 2004, @06:32PM (#13559)
    User #3013 Info
    In the meantime, if one does enough digging to find the un-named "Islamist Web Site" which posted the video of today's atrocity, one finds that the terrorists have diversified among ICANN-accredited registrars. For example, prior to 9/11 Network Solutions provided domain name registration services to the Taliban mission to the UN, even after they were determined by the US to be persona non-grata. Register.com had for years derived revenue from serving Saddam Hussein's State Company for Internet Services. Credit for the recent car-bombing in Saudi Arabia was taken by a proud customer of Enom.

    The rest is left as an exercise for the reader.

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    CB.NET No nameserver
    by Anonymous on Wednesday May 12 2004, @10:59AM (#13569)
          Restaurants.com (CB-NET-DOM)
          MY Chow
          GPO Box 5900
          Hong Kong

          Domain Name: CB.NET

          Administrative Contact:
                MY Chow hostmaster@comb.com
                GPO Box 5900
                HK HK,

          Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
                MY Chow hostmaster@comb.com
                GPO Box 5900
                HK HK,

          Record last updated on 21-Dec-2003.
          Record expires on 11-Jan-2005.
          Record created on 11-Jan-2000.

          Domain servers in listed order:

          Name Server: No nameserver
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