[At-Large] 9th Circuit Court ruling on ICANN Contract.

Bill Silverstein icann-list at sorehands.com
Thu Dec 23 23:31:49 UTC 2010

> On 12/22/2010 10:40 AM, Bill Silverstein wrote:
>> It is not vigilante justice to know the identity of the owner of  a
>> domain
>> name.
> Oh yes indeed it is.  It is most definitely vigilante action to take
> away the right of an accused - merely on the basis of that accusation.
> In this case the rights are those of privacy and due process.

Oh no. You are inserting a right here where there is none. The right to
privacy regarding the ownership of a domain name. Anonymous speech does
not equate to anonymous domain name registration.

The registration of a domain requires the owner of the domain to correctly
identify oneself to the public when registering the domain  name.

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