Eric Kozowski kozowski at
Wed Jun 11 22:02:27 UTC 1997

>a peek at their web page indicates they are *not* related to ISI.  i am 
>not aware of anything that would give them the right to charge for .us 
>registration.  sounds like a big scam to me.
>On Wed, 11 Jun 1997, Eric Kozowski wrote:
>> I just received a fishy call from a guy a  Bottom line is they want
>> to bill for .US domain registrations and give us a kickback for the .US    
>> subdomains that we host.

I just received an US domain template from for a 3rd level domain
that we delegate for.  So, I called the listed contact and asked him if the
Name Consortium was charging him for the registration.  He said they were
charging him "something like $10".  I let him know it was really free (he
didn't know that) and pointed him to the ISI page.

Hey ISI/IANA, you might want to take a look at these characters.

Eric Kozowski              VP Internet Services
eric at        Structured Network Systems, Inc.
(800)390-5945 Support      A Verio Affiliate
(800)881-0962 Sales/Info
PGP Key fingerprint =  0A E4 91 B8 BD CB 3E 95  42 12 04 4E 14 DF 86 76
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