deepak at jain.com
Wed Jun 11 23:20:15 UTC 1997
Any word on whether Postel or the IANA is making anything off of the
commercial registrars actions?
On Wed, 11 Jun 1997, Daniel Senie wrote:
> I haven't received anything from them lately, but I am the registrar for
> bolton.ma.us, my town. I don't have any intention of charging anyone
> anything for delegations (provided they are indeed in the town), but these
> folks are trying to sell delegations from the US domain. So far, they've
> effectively registered themselves with the US domain registrar for all town
> names in the USA which were not already covered by others, and are charging
> for the right to have a delegation below a town name.
> If they come to me looking to sub-delegate, my fee for them to pay me will
> be something like $150 plus time and expenses. For town folks, its free. I
> sent a note to ISI indicating my displeasure with the whole thing. I was a
> little surprised that ISI let them register thousands of domains.
> At 12:31 PM 6/11/97 -0700, Eric Kozowski wrote:
> >I just received a fishy call from a guy a usdns.org. Bottom line is they
> >to bill for .US domain registrations and give us a kickback for the .US
> >subdomains that we host.
> >What do any of you know about this group?
> >Eric Kozowski VP Internet Services
> >eric at structured.net Structured Network Systems, Inc.
> >(800)390-5945 Support A Verio Affiliate
> >(800)881-0962 Sales/Info http://www.structured.net/
> >PGP Key fingerprint = 0A E4 91 B8 BD CB 3E 95 42 12 04 4E 14 DF 86 76
> >'They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> >safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.' -- Benjamin Franklin 1759
> Daniel Senie mailto:dts at openroute.com
> Sr. Staff Engineer http://www.openroute.com/
> OpenROUTE Networks, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of
> Proteon, Inc.)
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