What happened?

Joe McDonald joe at vpop.net
Thu Aug 13 23:29:53 UTC 1998

Looks like InterNIC is cleaning house.  Some 48,000 domains disappeared
from the roots last night.


On Thu, 13 Aug 1998 18:03:26 -0400, "Steven J. Sobol" <sjsobol at nacs.net>

>I'm getting bounces on my mailing lists from BELLATLANTIC.NET saying 
>"Host not found".
>After a little sleuthing, I've found that Bellatlantic.net is on hold!!
>I just got off the phone with their NOC. The guy there told me that
>the problem will get fixed with tonight's update. He also told me that
>apparently there were other domains that got put on hold by the InterNIC.
>I'd be very surprised if Bell Atlantic hadn't paid for their domains. I
>have to assume this is an InterNIC issue.
>Anyone know what's up over there?

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