Re: [ga-sys] Disclosure of Critical Private Information
The Tucows initiative deals specifically with the bulk access issue,
switching it from default opt-in to default opt-out.
It does not effect the publicly available whois, only the $10,000
subscription bulk access.
Tuesday, May 15, 2001, 9:53:07 PM, Patrick Corliss wrote:
> Hi William
> As an OpenSRS reseller, would it be possible for you to bring us up-to-date
> on their recent initiative in relation to the WHOIS? This sppears to have
> been a good move in the right direction ansd I wonder what has happened
> Thank you
> Patrick Corliss
> April 5, 2001 | InternetNews - Business News Archives
> ICANN Pressed to Reform Outdated WHOIS Policy
> By Brian McWilliams and Bob Liu
> In an attempt to reform outdated policies governing the use of a registrar's
> WHOIS database, Tucows Inc. of Canada is spearheading an effort to force the
> Internet Corporate for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to protect domain
> name registrants, which must publicly disclose critical private information.
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