OT: www.Amazon.com down?

Marc Manthey marc at let.de
Fri Jun 6 14:50:29 CDT 2008


>> This is rather suspicious (and confirmed by three other people):
>> ------------------------------------------------
>> $ whois amazon.com
>> AMAZON.COM.ZZZZZ.GET.LAID.AT.WWW.SWINGINGCOMMUNITY.COM
>> AMAZON.COM.MORE.INFO.AT.WWW.BEYONDWHOIS.COM
>> AMAZON.COM.IS.N0T.AS.1337.AS.WWW.GULLI.COM
>> AMAZON.COM
>> ------------------------------------------------
>> whois for yahoo.com and google.com yield similar results.

good evening,

someone posted something similar thrue a list a while ago , i think  
its because amazon was registred
with "networksolutions" and so on its not visiblle in the normal  
"whois " querry ?

>> I expect this means that DNS has been compromised somewhere.
>
> No compromise, just people getting cute by registering host records.  
> Microsoft.com is a mild example...

> 	No, you should just learn to read WHOIS output :)


you mean   its about  this ?

 >  Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
 >  with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
 >  for detailed information.

i get the same from terminal but when i try networksolutions whois on  
website

<http://www.networksolutions.com/whois/results.jsp?domain=amazon.com>

i get

Registrant:
  Amazon.com, Inc
  Legal Dept, P.O. Box 81226
   Seattle, WA 98108-1226 US
Administrative Contact , Technical Contact :
  Amazon.com, Inc.
   hostmaster at AMAZON.COM
   PO BOX 81226
   SEATTLE, WA 98108-1300
   US
   Phone: +1 206 266 4064
   Fax: +1 206 266 7010

  Record expires on 31-Oct-2017

Record created on 01-Nov-1994
   Database last updated on 28-Mar-2008

just my 2 cents

marc
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