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Re: [opennic-discuss] The .neo zone appears to be dead

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  • From: Peter Green <peter AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] The .neo zone appears to be dead
  • Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:21:54 +0000

This, yet again shows us that admins, must be reachable in a reasonable time frame, which in the case of a T1 should be hours, not days.

Why would anyone take our position on .ing seriously when admins come and go with no warning..?

I say put the TLD up for someone else to run, and if no one wants it within a week it ceases to exist.


On March 14, 2014 6:14:34 PM GMT, Jeff Taylor <shdwdrgn AT> wrote:
A little over three weeks ago the neo zone stopped responding. Whatever 
happened appears to have affected not only his OpenNic connections, but
also his ICANN domains and nameservers. His email contacts all go
through the same servers, and are thus also not reachable.

There appears to only be around a dozen valid domain entries in the
zone. I'm not certain if these were all used by Neo himself, or if
anyone here had domains registered in that TLD. Since the zone is also
carried by the other tier-1 nameservers, all domains are still
reachable, but there is no way for users to register or update their

We should probably start discussing, then take a vote as to what we want
to do about the zone...

1) If there is interest, we can transfer the zone to another registrar
and try to reconnect users with their domains.

2) We shut down the TLD, remove all records, and no longer carry the
zone under OpenNic.

3) We continue trying to contact Neo.

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