Does NSI's domain update web site ever work?

measl at measl at
Tue Jan 8 22:17:00 UTC 2002

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, [iso-8859-1] ¨°º©[Queen Vamp]©º°¨ wrote:

> I have to say that I have been having the same problem with them. I have
> been waiting for a .net and its almost 3 months since the domain has been
> "expired" and no updates have been made on the domain in that time. I have
> tried contacting the administrative contact but they don't respond (of
> course).

We went through that last year.  The domain name was > 3 months past
expiration, and I finally called NSI and got kicked up the food chain to
someone "in legal".  I was told that "NSI will not release expired domain
names for other to register unless the name is intentionally transferred by
the [ex] owner of the domain".  And there at lay, until the name we had been
trying for 3 1/2 months to register was mysteriously registered by abovenet.
> Is there a way you can rock NSI's world to get the domain or are they
> forever lost within the sub-space ether??

I hear big $$ works well, but if you're just one of "us", you can forget
about anything even remotely related to either "service" or "honesty".

> (not had good dealings with them before and dont expect to this time either)

Welcome to the NSI world :-(

J.A. Terranson
sysadmin at

If Governments really want us to behave like civilized human beings, they
should give serious consideration towards setting a better example:
Ruling by force, rather than consensus; the unrestrained application of
unjust laws (which the victim-populations were never allowed input on in
the first place); the State policy of justice only for the rich and 
elected; the intentional abuse and occassionally destruction of entire
populations merely to distract an already apathetic and numb electorate...
This type of demogoguery must surely wipe out the fascist United States
as surely as it wiped out the fascist Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

The views expressed here are mine, and NOT those of my employers,
associates, or others.  Besides, if it *were* the opinion of all of
those people, I doubt there would be a problem to bitch about in the
first place...

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