[At-Large] [WHOIS-WG] Fwd: WHOIS Policy Review Team Final Report
John R. Levine
johnl at iecc.com
Tue May 15 14:05:08 UTC 2012
> Historically, going back to the interim ALAC, this group had a strong
> pro-privacy stance. I noticed over the last 2 or 3 years that the
> statements evolved in the opposite direction, possibly under the
> influence of some who have a business interest in an open-to-anyone WHOIS.
It's true, when I arrived on the interim ALAC, it was firmly fixated on
vanity registrants. I think I was among the first to push it toward
thinking about the other billion non-registrants.
If you can only imagine that the ALAC is paying attention to the people it
was created to represent because someone was been paid off, that's really
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