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Re: We are up again?
Sounds like aka membership notification
On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 22:06:13 -0800 Barry Cooper <bjc3 at cornell_edu>
> Hi all,
> I am starting to get killietalk messages again, so here is the
> of what went wrong.
> We pay an outfit called Dotster.com to provide domain name service,
> costs a small amount per year. That tells other computers what IP
> translates to the domain aka.org. Unfortunately, the paid period
> without my being aware of it. Dotster did not in any way inform me
> payment was due. Apparently I am supposed to remember these things.
> when payment wasn't received they dropped our DNS records without
> and substituted a pointer to that parking page that some of you saw
> trying to reach www.aka.org. Unfortunately, here, on my computer,
> www.aka.org has continued to work. That is because DNS records
> propagated throughout a network of name servers and my machine was
> apparently reaching one that had not received the unwanted change as
> Of course, because killietalk uses the address killietalk at aka_org,
> it also
> stopped working. As soon as I realized what was going on, I
> went to the Dotster site and paid up, having to re-enter all the DNS
> pointers. I also let them know that I thought it would be nice to
> get a
> notification on such things.
> So, let's see if this goes out.
> Barry J. Cooper, Prof. Emeritus, Dept. Biomedical Sciences, Cornell
> Adjunct faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State
> Home address: 27505 Riggs Hill Rd., Sweet Home, OR 97386
> (bjc3 at cornell_edu)
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