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Re: Verisign is selling Netsol [was Re: more on VeriSign to reviveredirect service]
The back end DNS is the registry service. What you are saying they are
doing is selling the REGISTRAR business and keeping the REGISTRY.
Or did I miss something?
--On Thursday, October 16, 2003 10:46 AM -0400 Kee Hinckley <[email protected]> wrote:
At 3:18 PM +0100 10/16/03, [email protected] wrote:> Just out of curiousity, I wonder how many domain registrations those > of uson nanog represent? Contract sanctions from ICANN are one thing, taking all of our business elsewhere might also be effective at getting a point across (though it might also backfire - pushing Verisign to be even more agressive at taking advantage of their positioning).There are alternative suppliers for registering domain names and SSL certs. Look here http://referrals.tucows.com/ for registrars that are alternatives to Verisign for .com and .net.This point just became moot. Versign is selling the registry business. Network Solutions is being spun off. They retain the back end DNS. http://www.verisign.com/corporate/news/2003/pr_20031016.html?sl=070805 -- Kee Hinckley http://www.messagefire.com/ Next Generation Spam Defense http://commons.somewhere.com/buzz/ Writings on Technology and Society I'm not sure which upsets me more: that people are so unwilling to accept responsibility for their own actions, or that they are so eager to regulate everyone else's.