oh, for goodness' sake.
andrewc at nildram.net
Tue Apr 7 19:17:21 UTC 1998
> Domain Name: RIPE.NET
> Domain Status: On Hold <<<<<<------
This is apparently causing some routing problems; many ISPs (especially in
Europe) build their BGP filters from the data at whois.ripe.net at regular
intervals. No whois.ripe.net = no routing policy data = screwed up BGP.
Perhaps there should be a list of "sacred" domains that should never be
suspended no matter *how* long they go without paying their fees. I wonder
what happened in this case?
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