RE: Thick vs.thin (was: [ga] Casting stones)
Do you have any data to back up your conclusion about the cost of the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ross Wm. Rader [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 10:54 AM
> To: 'Stephane Bortzmeyer'; 'Rick Wesson'; 'Joop Teernstra'; 'Michael
> Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law'; 'Gary Osbourne';
> Subject: RE: Thick vs.thin (was: [ga] Casting stones)
> While the thick registry is certainly convenient from a
> management point
> of view, the cost to the network likely exceeds the value of the
> "There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an
> - Steven Wright
> Please review our ICANN Reform Proposal:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> > Of Stephane Bortzmeyer
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 10:07 AM
> > To: Rick Wesson; Joop Teernstra; Michael Froomkin - U.Miami
> > School of Law; Gary Osbourne; DannyYounger@cs.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Thick vs.thin (was: [ga] Casting stones)
> > On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 09:46:46AM +0200,
> > Thomas Roessler <email@example.com> wrote
> > a message of 30 lines which said:
> > > With the thick model (when implemented from the beginning
> of a TLD),
> > > the registry can go jurisdiction shopping in order to be able to
> > I'm not sure it is effective. For instance, ICANN
> > accreditation for a registrar in .com requires the registrar
> > to escrow a copy ot its database to ICANN (I do not know how
> > many comply). Therefore, US rules apply to everybody,
> > whatever the registrar it chooses.
> > > (Ever thought about
> > > what happens when you put a thick registry into a country with
> > > strict privacy regulations?)
> > The future .eu will work that way (thick and under "strict"
> > privacy regulations). Registrants who find these regulations
> > too strict ("I want to give away my personal data") can
> > always transmit them by themselves :-)
> > > With the thin model, the customer can go jurisdiction
> shopping when
> > > selecting the registrar.
> > The .eu registry will probably (people in Brussels still think about
> > it) implement a different model, where people will be able to
> > express their privacy desires (may be with P3P
> > <URL:http://www.w3.org/P3P/)>. Two contenders for the
> > management of the Registry, CORE and us, are working on a
> > common proposal (do not hold your breath, there are
> > complicated technical and political
> > issues) for expressing privacy requirments.
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