Re: [ga] Special treatment at NSI?
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, at 12:20 [=GMT-0800], George Kirikos wrote:
> --- Marc Schneiders <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Recently I noticed that two interesting domains (popular.net and
> > toolate.com) were due to be relased around January 10. They showed
> > the
> > customary "Domain not found locally, but Registry points back to
> > local DB.
> > Local whois DB must be out of date." With a last change date of
> > January 4.
> > Unfortunately I did not save those records to prove it, but only made
> > a
> > note. The domains were not released, it seems. But the present whois
> > information shows that there is something weird with them. They have
> > been
> > reregistered and not renewed by the old registrant, Ultsearch. The
> > registration periods (01-18-2002 to 06-30-2003 and 01-20-2002 to
> > 12-13-2003) are, however, suggesting that something strange happened
> > here.
> I think UltSearch was simply transferring names INTO Network Solutions
> from other registrars
No, that was not the case. It was already in NetSol. Another name, with
another registrant, with which the same happened, same funny dates:
Maybe someone from VeriSign could explain this?
(probably was offered a good price for renewals).
> I have no experience transferring names into NSI (usually everyone is
> transferring away from NSI!), but I don't think there was anything
> malevolent involved here -- just strange things going on in the
> technical backend at NSI.
> NSI should fix the record creation dates, though, as that could cause
> problems (e.g. if one registered a domain in 1997, but it shows a new
> creation date of 2002, and someone has a TM from 1999, one might lose
> the domain name in a UDRP action).
> George Kirikos
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