Re: [registrars] RE: Pageing Brian Cute! (was Representation onthe GNSO WHOIS pr ivacy steerin g group)
Brian, thanks for the note.
By any chance, are you the same Brian Cute who used to work for America's
Carriers Telecommunications Association, which petitioned the Federal
Communications Commission to start regulating Internet telephony?
--On Monday, June 16, 2003 6:19 PM -0400 "Cute, Brian"
> I supported the two RC ballots re: WHOIS and privacy which identified the
> reasons the RC is seeking a modification of current WHOIS policy. I
> believe a modification of the current WHOIS obligations that: 1) provides
> adequate protection to individuals personal data; 2) that provides
> registrars with greater control over third party access to WHOIS data;
> and 3) that provides adequate access to WHOIS data to "legitimate users"
> is in the RC's interest.
> With regard to your most recent question, I have not worked for a domain
> name registrar or registry prior to my current position at Network
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Archer [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 2:42 PM
> To: Cute, Brian; Registrars List
> Cc: Elana Broitman
> Subject: Pageing Brian Cute! (was Representation on the GNSO WHOIS
> privacy steerin g group)
> Hi Brian...
> I understand you must be busy, but if you would take a few minutes to
> address this email it would be appreciated.
> To recap, you had declined to answer my questions regarding the NSI
> policy on proper use of whois data. I responded with the email below.
> If you would either address the questions posed or affirm that you will
> not be answering the questions it would be appreciated.
> Also, you confirmed that you are quite new to your current position.
> Could you also share with us whether or not you have any other
> experience in the domain name industry? Have you ever worked for a
> domain name registrar before? Maybe a registry?
> --On Saturday, June 14, 2003 12:58 AM -0400 Jim Archer
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hello Brian...
>> --On Friday, June 13, 2003 6:13 PM -0400 "Cute, Brian"
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> development process. I have put significant thought to that particular
>>> issue and believe I can effectively represent the RC's interest in
>>> achieving a workable solution sooner rather than later.
>> Brian, I am glad to hear that you have been considering the data mining
>> issue and other issues related to whois. During this consideration, have
>> you had an opportunity to form an opinion on the practice of "data
>> mining" using various whois mechanisms? In short, I am asking if you
>> feel this is an acceptable practice and if so, for what purposes it is
>> Given that we all have to vote on who should fill this position, I feel
>> it is reasonable to ask this question and for you to answer it. It is
>> entirely reasonable for those of us who have to make this selection to
>> have some basis to make it upon, and the opinions of the nominees on
>> important whois issues like this one are a legitimate basis.
>> Further, you said "I can effectively represent the RC's interest..."
>> What exactly do you believe the RC's interest is?
>> I welcome comments on this issue and answers to these questions from all
>> nominees for this position.
>> James W. Archer
> James W. Archer
James W. Archer