** Sometime around 18:53 -0500 03/24/99, Dr. Rob Higgins sent everyone:
>Vince seems to be talking about telnet access directly to
>a restricted shell on rs.internic.net that provided access to
>the "whois" command there.
Well, let's see what he said:
>.... The whois telnet server at rs.internic.net is
>history, though distributed whois is still available.
Yup, I'd say your guess was dead on target, Rob. ;-)
>Apparently this telnet access is being
>discontinued (probably a good idea for security reasons).
They obviously need better security then. *grumble*
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