Re: [ga] Verisign removing expiration dates from WHOIS Data?
i guess it is time for another official complaint then, though of curse
getting them in takes days :P
# whois auction-barn.com
Whois Server Version 1.3
Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.
Domain Name: AUCTION-BARN.COM
Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, INC.
Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com
Referral URL: http://www.networksolutions.com
Name Server: ONYX.NBNET.NB.CA
Name Server: OPAL.NBNET.NB.CA
Updated Date: 27-jan-2002
>>> Last update of whois database: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 17:04:58 EST <<<
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Donald Long (AUCTION-BARN2-DOM)
222 Main St
Doaktown, NB E9C 1B1
Domain Name: AUCTION-BARN.COM
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Billing Contact:
Long, Don (DL16451) intertech@INTERTECHGLOBAL.COM
Intertech Global Marketing Inc
222 Main St.
15063659000 (FAX) 15063658944
Record last updated on 15-Mar-2002.
Record created on 26-Jan-2000.
Database last updated on 16-Mar-2002 04:35:00 EST.
Domain servers in listed order:
On Sat, 2002-03-16 at 23:53, Rick Wesson wrote:
> Registrars are required to include the expiration date in their whois.
> from http://www.icann.org/registrars/ra-agreement-17may01.htm
> 3.3 Public Access to Data on Registered Names. During the Term of this
> 3.3.1 At its expense, Registrar shall provide an interactive web page and
> a port 43 Whois service providing free public query-based access to
> up-to-date (i.e., updated at least daily) data concerning all active
> Registered Names sponsored by Registrar for each TLD in which it is
> accredited. The data accessible shall consist of elements that are
> designated from time to time according to an ICANN adopted specification
> or policy. Until ICANN otherwise specifies by means of an ICANN adopted
> specification or policy, this data shall consist of the following elements
> as contained in Registrar's database:
> 188.8.131.52 The name of the Registered Name;
> 184.108.40.206 The names of the primary nameserver and secondary nameserver(s)
> for the Registered Name;
> 220.127.116.11 The identity of Registrar (which may be provided through
> Registrar's website);
> 18.104.22.168 The original creation date of the registration;
> 22.214.171.124 The expiration date of the registration;
> 126.96.36.199 The name and postal address of the Registered Name Holder;
> 188.8.131.52 The name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number,
> and (where available) fax number of the technical contact for the
> Registered Name; and
> 184.108.40.206 The name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number,
> and (where available) fax number of the administrative contact for the
> Registered Name.
> On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, George Kirikos wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Take a look at the WHOIS for the domain name "auction-barn.com"
> > http://www.netsol.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois?STRING=auction-barn.com&SearchType=do
> > In particular:
> > Record last updated on 15-Mar-2002.
> > Record created on 26-Jan-2000.
> > Database last updated on 16-Mar-2002 04:35:00 EST.
> > The "Record Expires" date is missing.
> > If VGRS goes ahead with WLS, this is a potentially serious issue, as
> > consumers might be misled into purchasing WLS slots on names that
> > expire years in the future, as they'd have no way of knowing when the
> > name truly expires (let alone when it is released, even if it should be
> > past expiry). Existing customers and domain owners would also not be
> > able to check for sure when a name is due to expire, if they can't
> > check the WHOIS on their own names.
> > Furthermore, aren't registrars required to show certain data elements
> > in their WHOIS, as part of their accreditation contracts??
> > Sincerely,
> > George Kirikos
> > http://www.kirikos.com/
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