Simon Biggs on Tue, 22 Feb 2000 01:26:34 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Network Solutions is spammer!

By way of another list, thought it would be of general interest.

>Soon after I registered a couple domain names with Network Solutions, I
>started getting all kinds of junk mail at home with my domain name in the
>address.  Figuring Network Solutions was selling my info, I did some
>"As noted above, our domain name registrar unit currently makes certain
>information about you available to the general public via our domain name
>registration database look-up and directory services. Additionally, we may
>share the information stored on that database, as well as other
>information that is not of a sensitive nature, with carefully selected
>business partners, including those who offer services that complement
>those provided by us or which may otherwise be of interest to you. If you
>do not want us to share information about you with our business partners,
>you may send us an e-mail at Include the
>words "remove domain" in the subject line of the e-mail and all the domain
>names for which you are the registrant in the body of the e-mail. Please
>note, however, that, consistent with the current rules and policies for
>the Domain Name System, information about you must remain available in the
>publicly accessible registration database."
>  -

Simon Biggs
London GB

Professor of Research (Fine Art)
Art and Design Research Centre
School of Cultural Studies
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, UK

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