hostname anecdotes

From: Alan Hannan <alan@gi.net>
Subject: hostname anecdotes
To: nanog@merit.edu
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 1996 21:51:32 -0500 (CDT)

  I'm not certain that the hostname anecdotes are terribly relevant
  to the operation of north american networks.

  Perhaps the discussion could be more well suited in big internet?

It might be useful for NANOG to discuss what involvement NANOG and ISPs
ought to have with these schemes.

o Should, for example, NANOG agree that ISPs ought not provide
  secondary name service for this sort of activity?

o Should NANOG agree that some sorts of domain name speculation are
  good grounds to terminate a customer?

o Should NANOG decide that some other organization ought to
  address these issues? (What ever happen to FARNET?)

  - ISOC?
  - IETF?
  - The courts?
  - The Internic?

o Should NANOG stick to purely technical issues?

-tjs