F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET is no longer open for AXFR of COM, NET, or ORG

Eric Germann ekgermann at cctec.com
Tue May 4 13:49:06 UTC 1999

Anyone got a URL for the request to NETSOL.  Sort of hard to find on their
marketing website now.

At 03:12 PM 5/3/99 -0700, Paul A Vixie wrote:
>------- Blind-Carbon-Copy
>To: nobody
>Subject: F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET is no longer open for AXFR of COM, NET, or ORG
>Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 15:12:05 -0700
>From: Paul A Vixie <vixie at bb.rc.vix.com>
>(sent to the NANOG, IETF, and NAMEDROPPERS lists to catch everybody who
>Today we (Internet Software Consortium, Inc) received a verified request from
>the US-DOC asking that we disable public zone transfers for the COM, NET and
>ORG zones from now until July 23.  This is part of a controlled experiment 
>designed to uncover the actual uses and users of this information.
>ISC recognizes US-DOC as one of the parties authorized to make such a
>and so we have complied with it as of Mon May  3 14:57:39 1999 (Pacific).
>users who have been fetching the COM, NET, or ORG zones from
>should during this interrim period contact Network Solutions for access.
>Unless instructed otherwise by US-DOC, IANA, or ICANN, we plan to restore
>public access to the COM, NET, and ORG zones from F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET during
>the morning of July 23, 1999.
>Paul Vixie (Chairman)
>Internet Software Consortium
>------- End of Blind-Carbon-Copy

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