Re: [ga] Talk about sleaze.
On Sat, 23 Feb 2002 09:30:08 -0800, William X Walsh wrote:
> According to this ISP, the Verisign people who got in touch with them
I'd guess that should read the VeriSign *person*.
> to try to woo them back
That's standard business practice. Nothing irregular about that.
> started telling them things like how if they
> move to a new registrar, there is no guarantee that registrar will be
> in business a year from now,
Well, there's no guarantee that VeriSign will be in business a year from now
for that matter. That's life. No guarantees.
> and then went so far as to say that if
> that registrar goes out of business, all their customer domains would
> be completely lost,
What would, in fact, happen if a registrar went out of business?
> and they would be responsible for that.
> I knew Verisign was sleazy, but this was a new low.
You'd need to establish that was a regular practice of VeriSign as a
corporation rather than a one-off, isolated instance of an over-enthusiastic
Surely they have the name of their contact person at VeriSign. Why wouldn't
they lodge a complaint to the person's supervisor? If the complaint was not
dealt with properly, there'd be a better indication of VeriSign's policy in
this particular area of operations.
> Best regards,
> William X Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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