[linux-elitists] Domain name registrar for BOFHs?
Mon Jun 19 08:20:29 PDT 2000
On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 01:45:19AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
Y'know, I really wish people would provide some *detail* when they post
> begin Doc Searls quotation:
> > My cheapest and therefore best registration experience was with a
> > service Tucows had where they charged me $10. I think this is now
> > DomainDirect.com, which is not so cheap.
> Who runs the root servers?
> There are 13 of them. About half are USG-maintained.
> A-ROOT-SERVERS.NET NSF-NSI, Herndon, VA (Network Solutions, Inc.)
[other roots snipped]
> Those ultimately define standard, consensus DNS. Registries outside
> that system include AlterNIC (http://www.alternic.net/) and eDNS
> (http://www.edns.net/). USG policy opposes creation of competing
> root-authority systems, but these outside registries are outside its
FWIW, http://www.alternic.net/ is pingable, but doesn't respond at port
80. http://www.edns.net/ brings up, of all things, a domain name
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://www.netcom.com/~kmself
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