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Why they registered to flood search engines

David Gerard, Sep 1998

From: (David Gerard)
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: registered
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 10:25:38 GMT
Message-ID: <3603e143.6245654@> points to ; contains some spam-pages, and you can't
access the top-level index.

thingy:~> whois -h

descr:       Church of Scientology Incorporated
descr:       19-37 Greek Street Glebe N South, Wales 2037 Australia
admin-c:     LR279-AU
tech-c:      LR279-AU
zone-c:      LR279-AU
changed: 980629
source:      AUNIC

person:      Liz Reeve
address:     Church of Scientology Incorporated
address:     19-37 Greek Street
address:     Glebe N South
address:     WA 2037
address:     AU
phone:       +61 11 612 952 3733
fax-no:      +61 11 612 952 3025
nic-hdl:     LR279-AU
source:      AUNIC

thingy:~> host -v -t any
Query about for record types ANY
Trying ...
Query done, 6 answers, status: no error
The following answer is not authoritative:      85548   IN      A      77839   IN      NS      77839   IN      NS      86238   IN      SOA (
                        96121906        ;serial (version)
                        10800   ;refresh period (3 hours)
                        1800    ;retry interval (30 minutes)
                        3600000 ;expire time (5 weeks, 6 days, 16 hours)
                        86400   ;default ttl (1 day)
                        )      86255   IN      MX      50      77839   IN      NS
Authoritative nameservers:      77839   IN      NS      77839   IN      NS      77839   IN      NS
Additional information:     157457  IN      A     172132  IN      A    14262   IN      A     157430  IN      A

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From: David Gerard <>
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Why they registered to flood search engines
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 13:57:15 +1000
Message-ID: <>

Go to (a search engine for Australia and New Zealand).
You only get listed as Australian or from New Zealand if your domain name
ends in .au or .nz .

My pages are listed on there ( is also known as There's a peppering of other pages. Most of it is
everything from * .

How annoying :-)

(Why do I care? 'Cos lots of Australian stuff shows on the local engines
that doesn't show in the international ones.)

Presumably this also applies to other countries' domains. Why not check
out *yours* and see how we go?


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