Is this just a rumor?

Robert T. Nelson rnelson at
Tue Aug 26 22:27:28 UTC 1997

On Tue, 26 Aug 1997, Paul Phillips wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Aug 1997, Robert T. Nelson wrote:
> > > 	If you can prove you've got a good reason to FTP 'em,
> > > 	they'll give you a login and password; I know of a few
> > > 	people who've done it already.
> > 
> > And sign an NDA....
> Untrue.  I sent a one line description of why I wanted access,
> which basically amounted to "I just want access" and was quickly
> provided with a login and password.  I signed nothing and made
> no representations about what else I might do with the data.

Sorry, I was not clear. I believe this is the case for the WHOIS data, not
the Zone data. (why would you need and NDA for zone data?)

Rob Nelson
rnelson at

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