Re: OFFTOPIC: very weird whois stuff going on
>>>>> "polly" == Pollywog <email@example.com> writes:
polly> I am having problems with some whois queries today. In
polly> particular, I received a spam with the following header:
polly> Received: from mail.hikari-intl.com ([188.8.131.52]) by
polly> sr06.imsbiz.com (8.8.8/8.8.8) with ESMTP id IAA15132;
polly> I did a traceroute on that IP address and it appears that the
polly> upstream providers are imsbiz.com and their upstream is
polly> hkt.net. Do a whois on hkt.net and it segfaults every time.
polly> Has anyone else seen anything like this? Is there a problem
polly> with whois queries today? Even my own domain shows very old
Whois queries seem to be okay over here. I am running woody though.
Whois Server Version 1.3
Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.
Domain Name: HKT.NET
Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, INC.
Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com
Referral URL: www.networksolutions.com
Name Server: NS1.HKT.NET
Name Server: RS.HKT.NET
Updated Date: 11-aug-2000
>>> Last update of whois database: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 21:20:09 EST <<<
The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .ORG, .EDU domains and
Found InterNIC referral to whois.networksolutions.com.
Hong Kong Telecom (HKT2-DOM)
29/F, Hongkong Telecom Tower, 979 King's
Road, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay Hong Kong,
Hong Kong, - -
Domain Name: HKT.NET
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact:
Yeung, William (WY28) domain@HKT.NET
Hong Kong Telecom Ltd
13/F HongKong Telecom CSL Tower, 322-324
Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan.
(852) 2883 6868 (FAX) (852) 2962 5005
Lau, Ivan (IL1219) billing@IMSBIZ.COM
Cable & Wireless HKT Limited
13/F Oxford House, 22 Westlands Road
Quarry Bay., HK.
+852 2888 2010 (FAX) +852 2519 7233
Record last updated on 11-Aug-2000.
Record expires on 18-Aug-2001.
Record created on 17-Aug-1995.
Database last updated on 16-Nov-2000 16:54:28 EST.
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