I think that your frustration is shared with all of us. The content
here should be only SolidWorks related. We need to petition the admin
of this group to block users who post non-SolidWorks related data.
As far as AutoDesk and that poll, here is the WHOIS data.
% The data in the WHOIS database of Schlund+Partner AG is provided by
% Schlund+Partner for information purposes, and to assist persons in
% obtaining information about or related to a domain name registration
% record. Schlund+Partner does not guarantee its accuracy. By
% a WHOIS query, you agree that you will use this data only for lawful
% purposes and that, under no circumstances, you will use this data to
% (1) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass
% unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via E-mail
% (spam); or
% (2) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that apply
% Schlund+Partner or its systems.
% Schlund+Partner reserves the right to modify these terms at any time.
% By submitting this query, you agree to abide by this policy.
nserver: ns29.1and1.com 18.104.22.168
nserver: ns30.1and1.com 22.214.171.124
registrant-street1: 111 Mcinnis PKWY
registrant-city: San Rafael
admin-c-street1: 111 Mcinnis PKWY
admin-c-city: San Rafael
tech-c-organization: 1&1 Internet Inc.
tech-c-street1: 701 Lee Rd.
tech-c-street2: Suite 300
bill-c-organization: 1&1 Internet Inc.
bill-c-street1: 701 Lee Rd.
bill-c-street2: Suite 300
% See http://registrar.schlund.info for information about
As you can see the domain is registered to Autodesk!!!