[At-Large] 9th Circuit Court ruling on ICANN Contract.
derek at aa419.org
Sun Jan 9 22:59:42 UTC 2011
On 2011/01/09, Roberto Gaetano wrote:
> Fine. I said that registration data for a domain name have to be
complete and correct.
Apologies Roberto, quite correct, you did say so:
Sadly if the domain driver was truthful at the moment, the answer to
whose vehicle it was would be "I don't know" in a surprisingly high
number of cases.
> Derek Smythe wrote:
>> But then again, to register a vehicle, proof of identity is required.
> Fine. I said that registration data for a domain name have to be complete
> and correct. I am not at all against the fact that the owner has to be
> identified by the registration authority.
>> Also, vehicles do not traverse international borders without
>> passing some form of customs point. At that border
>> checkpoint, the vehicle driver's identity will be verified
>> and it will be determined if he is allowed to pass that
>> point. Such exit/entry will be registered.
>> Potentially the vehicle may be inspected.
> Besides the fact that there is a difference between the owner and the
> driver, as the great Miles Davis said: "So What?".
> I thought I made it clear that authorized bodies had to have access to
> registration information. Authorized bodies include not only the authority
> issuing the licence plates, but also the customs authority at the border. I
> maintain that it does not include the general public. I am not aware of
> situations in which data collected at the border checkpoint are made public.
> Do you?
>> Domains are used for services that span borders and are not
>> subject to these same checks (though some are trying to
>> implement just that).
> Miles Davis' 32-bar statement applies here as well ;>)
>> So yours is not really a good comparison.
> I'll leave it to the readers to judge.
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