Re: [ga] Time to regulate the Re-Sellers
On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> >ICANN is not a consumer protection body. Yes, ICANN has lifted the lid on
> >that Pandora's box and look at the mess that it has created as a result.
> >ICANN needs to slam the lid back down, start doing what it ought to have
> >been doing all along - technical coordination - and leave the issues of
> >public policy to the bodies that were created for that purpose.
> You mean ICANN has to do away with this whole idea of "ICANN accredited
Yes, ICANN should not be accrediting *anyone*, not registrars and not TLD
registries, except to present an initial and yearly certificate from a
qualified auditor that:
a) The registrar or registry adheres to industry standard protocols
(However, there needs to be some flexibility built in here to allow
for protocol experimentation and evolution by regi*s - [that's
b) The regi* engages in adequate business data protection practices
that business failure or disaster will leave enough records and
assets in usable form that another entity can resume operations
or acquire assets.
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