Stupid .org registry code change

Alon Tirosh atirosh at
Mon Dec 22 23:37:26 UTC 2003

Strangely enough, PIR doesn't recognize that one... Google-mining seems
to indicate that its TUCOWS/OPENSRS, but I wont swear to that. 

As for actually contacting someone to get it fixed, considering past
experience I think nothing short of a public outcry is going to draw
attention to the problem, and whois issues might be just a little to
esoteric for NYT/WP/CNET coverage... 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog at [mailto:owner-nanog at] On Behalf Of
Michael Lewinski
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 6:19 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Stupid .org registry code change

During the recent changes to .org, whois stopped being useful for what I

 > Sponsoring Registrar:R11-LROR

All I really want to know is the Registrar's name/URL to tell my client
so they can modify their nameservers.

Does anyone have:

1) A URL to the table that will allow me to lookup a name from the above
code (or better, a hack to whois that will do said lookup for me)?

2) The e-mail address  where I should my suggestion that the person who
came up with this brilliant scheme needs to pursue a new career in a
non-IT related field?



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