GBATemp is on a hosting plan?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by techforumz, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. techforumz
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    techforumz GBAtemp Regular

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    I looked up GBAtemp.net via whois, and found about 4.4KB about everything, down the Costello's real name. Was this information purposely put there, or was it automatically submitted by your registrar (also in the file)? Just curious.
     
  2. Hyperlisk_

    Hyperlisk_ GBAtemp Regular

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    You have to put real info when you register a domain name... If you don't have domain privacy at least... And most people on the internet are hosted somewhere...
     
  3. techforumz
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    techforumz GBAtemp Regular

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    I see. I would have figured that since GBAtemp was big and all, they would have their own DNS servers.
     
  4. Skye07

    Skye07 GBAtemp Fan

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    Lol, gbatemp may be big, but that big having their own DNS servers? >_>
     
  5. Lyuse

    Lyuse Newbie

    You are so l33t
     
  6. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    Why would they have that?

    They propperly got their own server but not DNS [​IMG]
     
  7. martin88

    martin88 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'll go check out Costello's real name.
     
  8. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    His name is Robert Paulsen.

    Seriously now, should all that data even be accessible to the public? I thought accounts were "private".
     
  9. MystikEkoez

    MystikEkoez GBAtemp Fan

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    I smell identity theft in the making... Lulz.
     
  10. the_joeba

    the_joeba GBAtemp Regular

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    Bitch tits Bob?
     
  11. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    How do you know? That's not really a French name...
     
  12. Neko

    Neko Been a while.

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    Nope , I found Thierry Nedelcu as his real name. Also the domain is registered to someone in french , so I guess it's either him or someone from a provider or something. [​IMG]
     
  13. Little

    Little I r Little

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    I can vouch that Robert Paulsen is his real name.
     
  14. JPH

    JPH Banned

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    What does Costello's name have to do with anything?
     
  15. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Well, if you know a wizard's/demon's real name, you have control over him.


    Costello, demon or wizard: you decide.
     
  16. crkdshad

    crkdshad GBAtemp Regular

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    You guys must feel like hardcore hackers right now.
     
  17. amrod

    amrod GBAtemp Regular

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    true that.. hardcore hackers like in the movies [​IMG]!
     
  18. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

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    Lol, you looked up the Whois info. Well done. GBAtemp isn't illegal, so who cares about having your name in the registrar info. Also, it costs virtually nothing to hide that info anyway.

    P.S. Some sites have their own nameservers, but that's not quite the same as a DNS server.
     
  19. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

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    It is curious, I know a handful of people that do the whole domain by proxy so that their CBR info isn't on there.
     
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