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Re: [ga] Bulk WHOIS Data Issue

Sunday, Sunday, April 21, 2002, 5:03:34 PM, John Berryhill wrote:

>> One of the other "costs" of making the WHOIS completely private is what
>> happens when folks want to do a transfer? A registrar like OpenSRS,
>> wanting to initiate a transfer of a name currently at Network Solutions
>> would typically send an email to the admin contact for verification.

> That's not how it works in reality, since NSI sends the acknowledgment
> message from their end.  But, yes, there are something like 150 registrars.
> Obviously, since it is impossible to work out a way for these 150 entities
> to have the access they might need, then all of the data must be made
> available to entire population of the planet.

Actually, that is how it works.  The way NSI does it is in violation
of ICANN policy and their registry accreditation agreement.

Best regards,
William X Walsh <william@wxsoft.info>
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