Is this just a rumor?

Martin Hannigan hannigan at
Tue Aug 26 20:34:13 UTC 1997

> On Tue, 26 Aug 1997, J.D. Falk wrote:
> > On Aug 26, Lincoln Silver <lsilver at> wrote: 
> > 

[ snip ]

> Whois info is available, but not in quantity. It appears that InterNIC
> will cut connections after dumping too much data out from the same host in
> "X" period of time. I have not 100% confirmed this, but tests seem to show
> it. 

They announced it in Tampa. They said they were limiting 
connections in X period of time because of spam idiots/domain
speculators, etc. etc. Generally, abuse.

Martin Hannigan (hannigan at       Voice: 617-932-2000
TIAC - Network Operations   		  Semper Cabalis
Manager:Network Engineering     

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