Re: [DNS] Comments on draft whois policy

Re: [DNS] Comments on draft whois policy

From: Rod Keys <rod§ddns.com.au>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 09:21:06 +1000
Jon,
This change has not been confirmed by nominet perhaps auDA could confirm
this with nominet as a matter of urgency. I agree with you sentiments Jon.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Lawrence" <jon&#167;jonlawrence.com>
To: <dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: [DNS] Comments on draft whois policy


> Note that the whois service that Nominet (.uk registry) provides currently
> only lists the following information:
> Domain Name
> Registrant Name
> Registrar/Reseller Name
> Registration Date
> Name Servers
>
> For various reasons this has proven very problematic and Nominet has now
> begun a process to begin publishing registrant data on the whois.
>
> There may be some lessons for auDA to learn from Nominet on this issue,
> especially as the UK's data protection laws have been more stringent than
> the recently implemented privacy laws in Australia for some time.
>
> rgds
> jon
>
>
>
> >-- Original Message --
> >Reply-To: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au
> >Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 10:31:51 +1000 (EST)
> >From: Ian Smith <smithi&#167;nimnet.asn.au>
> >To: Rod Keys <rod&#167;ddns.com.au>
> >cc: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au, Mark Hughes
<effectivebusiness&#167;pplications.com.au>,
> >        Jo Lim <jo.lim&#167;auda.org.au>
> >Subject: Re: [DNS] Comments on draft whois policy
> >
> >
> >On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Rod Keys wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Mark & Ian
> >
> >I'm sure Mark will do a better job, but ..
> >
> > > Whilst I appricate your comments picture this scene. I have purchased
> >some
> > > goods on line and several days later they have not arrived. I try to
> ring
> > > them but alas no answer or worse still the phone is disconnected.
Their
> >web
> > > site lists their mailing address is a PO Box. What fall back as a
consumer
> > > do I have? however if the address details are available where they
cannot
> >be
> > > hidden I at least have some redress and this has happened to me. I was
> >able
> > > to go to the police and they followed it up and guesswhat I got my
money
> > > back.
> >
> >As seemed pretty clear from Mark's post, there's no impediment to law
> >enforcement bodies obtaining full database information as/when required;
> >I expect that this would apply to consumer protection authorities also.
> >
> >I feel any inconvenience a few people may suffer in not getting 'instant
> >results' from whois queries would be more than outweighed by inhibiting
> >unconscionable practices of some registrars or other would-be
s[pc]ammers.
> >
> >Cheers, Ian
> >
> >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Ian Smith" <smithi&#167;nimnet.asn.au>
> > > To: "Mark Hughes" <effectivebusiness&#167;pplications.com.au>
> > > Cc: "Jo Lim" <jo.lim&#167;auda.org.au>; "Dns Discussion Listserver"
> > > <dns&#167;auda.org.au>
> > > Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002 5:18 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [DNS] Comments on draft whois policy
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Sat, 20 Apr 2002, Mark Hughes wrote:
> > > >
> > > > [snip]
> > > >
> > > >  > As there are clear benefits but no identifiable downside, I
strongly
> > > support
> > > >  > removing "Registrant Street" from the publicly visible whois
data.
> > > >
> > > > Well made arguments Mark; smells good to me (fwiw!)
> > > >
> > > > Cheers, Ian
> >
> >[snip]
> >
> >
>
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