1995-01-12 - Re: Microsoft TrueName (tm) (fwd)

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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
To: NetSurfer <cypherpunks@toad.com
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Message ID: <v01510104ab3b6305a759@DialupEudora>
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UTC Datetime: 1995-01-12 23:30:08 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 12 Jan 95 15:30:08 PST

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From: rah@shipwright.com (Robert Hettinga)
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 95 15:30:08 PST
To: NetSurfer <cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Microsoft TrueName (tm) (fwd)
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At 11:23 AM 1/12/95, NetSurfer wrote:

>I wondered why one of the few registered hosts for Microsoft were called
>"Bob" - now it makes sense.  (But they've got a good sized chunk of
>netblks registered...)

Funny thing happened to me last night. I was talking to a guy who had seen
Fidelity's new WWW server (shhh! don't tell!) and it turns out he was the
guy who actually *had* bob.com. A third party approached him and asked him
if he wanted to sell the domain name. He did. He picked another domain
name, and last week someone called him if he wanted to sell his *new*
domain name. He said no, and they asked him if he would *rent* it to

Go figure.

Bob Hettinga

Eric, what'll you take for "remailer.net"? ;-).

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