Yahoo is now recycling handles

Randy randy_94108 at
Sun Sep 8 22:30:18 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: Kee Hinckley <nazgul at>
> To: "nanog at list" <nanog at>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Sunday, September 8, 2013 2:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Yahoo is now recycling handles
> On Sep 7, 2013, at 7:58 PM, Keith Medcalf <kmedcalf at> wrote:
>> The appropriate party to inform would be the FBI ... The word fraud comes 
> to mind, and millions of 50 centses puts company officers in prison for a long 
> long long time.
> The charges did indeed expire rather than get posted. None of which excuses 
> Yahoo!'s complete lack of customer support (and broken charge system), but 
> at least there's that.

So, Yahoo *actually* had a working cust-support at some point?
I obviously missed that boat.

I have had three perfectly valid handles reclaimed in the last three weeks ( my yahoo is tiny!)

I just let the holders of said handles know the implications of what happened and asked they let everyone else know NOT to use said handle at yahoo

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