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Re: Microsoft spokesperson blames ICANN

  • From: Andy
  • Date: Wed Jan 24 19:59:55 2001


It doesn't report it for microsoft.com, it reports the hostnames for
.ARTISTICCHEESE.COM, .LINUXISGOD.COM, .ZOY.ORG and others. The query is a
little loose so it pulls up all match hostnames also. aol.com is the same
way.

andy

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:

> 
> Out of interest.. does anyone happen to know why rs.internic.net reports
> the following of microsoft.com?
> 
> [rs.internic.net]
> 
> Whois Server Version 1.3
> 
> Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
> with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
> for detailed information.
> 
> MICROSOFT.COM.WILL.LIVE.FOREVER.BUT.LUNIX.SUCKS-BYBIRTH.ARTISTICCHEESE.COM
> MICROSOFT.COM.SHOULD.GIVE.UP.BECAUSE.LINUXISGOD.COM
> MICROSOFT.COM.SE.FAIT.HAX0RIZER.PAR.TOUT.LE.ZOY.ORG
> MICROSOFT.COM.OWNED.BY.MAT.HACKSWARE.COM