[[lug] DSL, static IPs and the hunt for red october.]

Duke Smith duke at firstworld.net
Thu Aug 24 16:21:51 MDT 2000

I respectfully disagree: the ISP's do have a choice, they could act
in good conscience. They do have a choice not to gouge people
with multi-thousand percent markups. A smack dealer in New York
wouldn't live a week if [s]he tried a stunt like that.

Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 02:31:38PM -0600, Duke Smith wrote:
> >had good relations & service with register.com. They even have a
> >human being answer the phone! The $35/yr charge is about the going
> Remember that bulk registrars get the domains for $6 per domain/year.
> NSI is making a huge amount of money on them.  Heck, even OpenSRS
> who's selling them for $10 (minimum of 25 though) is doing a great
> business.
> >rate. Beware of people renting you IP@'s, even policies of some
> In these days, it's going to be rare that you'll get a portable IP
> block, in which case you have no choice BUT to rent them, the ISP
> has no choice either.
> Sean
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