[At-Large] Privacy and domain abuse vs the IP constituency

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Sun May 8 13:14:30 UTC 2011


On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Antony Van Couvering <avc at avc.vc>
wrote: Personally I have a hard time justifying a regime that would
treat sellers of domain names as criminal accomplices, or impose on
them a duty of verification that doesn't exist for ISPs, or email
providers, or IP address providers.

on that note, there IS a "proposal" sent to ICANN (altho not via
normal channels) to create "IP address registrars" AND make them
subject to the same kind of rules that domain registrars must follow:


Not sent via normal channels, as they don't think they will get a fair
hearing from the ASO:


I imagine At-Large might want to weigh in on this at some point?


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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