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Re: spam suggestion

> On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> > > Internic doesn't let just anyone FTP the zone files anymore...but you can
> > > build such lists via whois:
> > 
> > 	Doesn't allow ?   Have a look at:
> > 		ftp://rs.internic.net/domain/
> > 	Perhaps you do mean that the root DNS servers don't allow
> > 	named-xfer transfers except from listed hosts ?
> No...they made an announcement a few weeks ago that they would no longer
> be allowing just anyone to download the .com, .org, and .net zones...so
> those are not available at the above URL.

	Ah, there is a README, where they explain that.

	Last time I needed .COM zone file, I pulled it
	from there, but it has been a while since..

> Supposedly, if you have a valid need for the files, they will on a case by
> case basis consider giving you access.

	It should be fairly easy according to that README.

>  Jon Lewis <jlewis@fdt.net>  |  Unsolicited commercial e-mail will

/Matti Aarnio <mea@nic.funet.fi>