panix.com hijacked (VeriSign refuses to help)

Paul G paul at rusko.us
Sun Jan 16 09:48:32 UTC 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexei Roudnev" <alex at relcom.net>
To: "William Allen Simpson" <wsimpson at greendragon.com>; <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2005 4:07 AM
Subject: Re: panix.com hijacked (VeriSign refuses to help)


>
> I addition, there is a good rule for such situations:
> - first, return everything to _previous_ state;
> - having it fixed in previous state, allow time for laywers, disputes and
so
> on to resolve a problem.

agreed. but then proverbially, "common sense isn't".

> What happen if someone stole 'aol.com'domain tomorrow?  Or
'microsoft.com'?
> How much damage will be done until this sleeping behemots wake up, set up
a
> meeting (in Tuesday I believe - because Monday is a holiday), make any
> decision, open a toicket, pass thru change control and restore domain? 5
> days?

with due respect to panix (i knew of panix before i ever knew of aol, even
living in europe), i imagine another bigger 'behemoth', as you so deftly put
it, has a better way of liaising with verisign than you, me or panix.

-p

---
paul galynin




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