[wildcard-comments] Unfair and irritating
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- Subject: [wildcard-comments] Unfair and irritating
- From: Stephane Benoit <stefb@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 10:00:42 +0200
- Organization: Wizzz.net
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We are a small isp in France and find it very irritating to see that
verisign has in some clumsy way *stolen* the unregistred domains.
for webbrosing users esp. foreigners switching from a native language error
message to english by producing a generic webpage. I reckon this *hack* was
perpetuated in the sole purpose of gaining a very high exposure and certainly
not with helping the users in mind. Therefore the *feature*, IMHO, should be
I think also that it goes against icann's decision to dismantle netsol's gTLDs
monopoly, and is *very* unfair for all other registars.
i see an effctive growth in undetected spam (esp. with sendmail option "accept
It's also wasting world wide bandwith, because a dns error response is so much
smaller than their 'default webpage"
I know there's a way round with an isc bind configuration directive, but this
means extra work for all dns admins.
Please, please make them stop.