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Username: rachelmacgregor
Date/Time: Thu, September 20, 2001 at 4:11 PM GMT
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Subject: The William Lorenz case continued...


Thanks for an excellent post

Just about sums it up

The case of Lorenz is a classic

The guy is either a nutter or he's setting up Hal Lubsen

He files almost 100 names with ... no, not false information... but with NO information... no Trademark, no number, just the word NONE

You can almost see Hal Lubsen swimming into the trap, when he sees such a tempting (valuable) bait...

Then what does Hal do?

His registrar company Domainbank takes the money for the whole lot and submits them...

THEN what does Hal do?

His registry Afilias accepts the "NONE" names and registers them for old Lorenz.

Lorenz then writes and says "Thank you very much but as they're ineligible I don't want them"

THEN what does Hal do?

In his capacities as registrar and registry he does...


Will not delete them

Keeps the money

Prevents his honest customers from getting names they have probably paid to pre-register

The witless or brilliant Lorenz (take your pick) has single-handedly shown up the Afilias and registrar procedures for what Boardmember Connelly calls an "abomination"

William Lorenz has perpetrated one of the most anarchic and subversive acts of shambolic chaos and registrar humiliation in the history of the Internet



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