Martin Hardie on Thu, 17 Jun 2004 19:25:06 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> "Al-Qaeda threatens to kill US hostage Islamic web site" traced to Dallas, Texas

            In an effort to serve American national security, has traced the address of the alleged Islamic website,
since the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are too busy
tracking down 12-year-old music downloaders, strip-searching 80-year-old
grandmothers at airports, gathering private information dossiers on
law-abiding citizens, and giving away amnesty visas to illegal aliens.
            Statements posted on an 'Islamist website,' by individuals
with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda leader and former CIA protégé Osama bin
Laden, claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of Paul M. Johnson, a
U.S. contractor in Saudi Arabia.
            One of the statements said: "Our fighters of the Fallujah
Brigade in the Arabian peninsula have kidnapped an American, a
Christian, Paul M. Johnson Jr. born in 1955 and working as an
aeronautics engineer," said the statement signed "Al-Qaeda in the
Arabian peninsula" and published on the Islamist website
            The "Al-Qaeda group" claiming responsibility for the
kidnapping posted a passport size photo of Johnson and a Lockheed-Martin
business card on the website. According to their statements, he will be
treated "the same the way U.S. troops have treated Iraqi prisoners." conducted a domain name search for the website and the following results pointed out to an address in
Dallas, Texas.

Address lookup
canonical name



Domain Whois record

Queried with ""...

Welcome to the .WS Whois Server

Domain Name: ANSARNET.WS

Registrant: Registered through Go Daddy Software, Inc. (

Domain created on 2004-05-31 05:37:51
Domain last updated on 2004-05-31 05:37:51

Name servers: ...................... ......................

Network Whois record

Queried with ""...

OrgName: Internet Services, Inc.
OrgID:         TPCM
Address:      1333 North Stemmons Freeway
Address:      Suite 110
City:            Dallas
StateProv:   TX
PostalCode: 75207
Country:      US

ReferralServer: rwhois://

NetRange: -
NetHandle:  NET-67-18-0-0-1
Parent:     NET-67-0-0-0-0
NetType:    Direct Allocation
RegDate:    2004-03-15
Updated:    2004-05-10

TechHandle: PP46-ARIN
TechName:   Pathos, Peter
TechPhone:  +1-214-782-7800

OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE271-ARIN
OrgAbuseName:   Abuse
OrgAbusePhone:  +1-214-782-7802

OrgNOCName:   Technical Support
OrgNOCPhone:  +1-214-782-7800

OrgTechHandle: TECHN33-ARIN
OrgTechName:   Technical Support
OrgTechPhone:  +1-214-782-7800

# ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2004-06-13 19:10
# Enter ? for additional hints on searching ARIN's WHOIS database.

This information was obtained at this URL:

*Clearly then, all the FBI hads to do to free the "Al-Qaeda hostage held
in Saudi Arabia" is drive on down to Dallas, Texas, and release him from
the back room of Suite 110. How hard is that?   *

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