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Re: Domain registrars requirements for 'accuracy'. (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 23 Jul 1999 15:37:13 -0400
From: 'Doc' Don Taylor <docdon@pobox.com>
Reply-To: list@inet-access.net
To: list@inet-access.net, list@inet-access.net
Subject: Re: Domain registrars requirements for 'accuracy'.

At 11:45 AM 7/23/1999 -0400, Adam D . McKenna wrote:
>On Fri, Jul 23, 1999 at 01:22:37AM -0700, Rahul Dhesi wrote:
>> Patrick Greenwell <patrick@cybernothing.org> writes:
>> >> You might want to cite the fact that AOLSearch.com lost their
>> >> domain for having inacurate data.. hence, they set a precedence.
>> >The fact that aolsearch.com lost their domain name was due to their
>> >unreachability because of inaccurate data, not simply because the data
>> >itself was inaccurate.
>> My understanding is that aolsearch.com was transferred to AOL because of
>> two factors that acted together:  (a) Network Solutions is out of
>> control and (b) AOL is big and has clout and it wanted aolsearch.com.
>> All the descriptions I have read point to these factors.
>I think that his point was, NSOL's "official" reason for removing the domain
>is that they were unable to contact aolsearch.com's contacts.
>If you go by this as their official statement, then there is really no
>precedent for having domains removed solely for having inaccurate data.

	As I recall, they had been in contact by email but the other contact
information was invalid. So it was too much trouble to use email to ask for
correct information?


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