[At-Large] Impressions from the Whois-Review

Lutz Donnerhacke lutz at iks-jena.de
Thu Feb 3 08:37:59 UTC 2011

* John R. Levine wrote:
> There certainly should be a balance.  But when there are a billion
> Internet users, and thousands of individual vanity domain registrants

Whois is more than "second level domain" information.
It's also IP address information.

What's the problem with thin whois ... delegating the whois down to the
registrar or reseller, down to the access ISP? This way the collection,
deletion and publishing laws can be respected directly.

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