[At-Large] ICANN News Alert -- Update on Registrar Accreditation Agreement Amendments
Michele Neylon :: Blacknight
michele at blacknight.ie
Wed Sep 26 10:25:53 UTC 2012
On 26 Sep 2012, at 05:47, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> It is almost impossible these days to sign onto a mailing list or get
>> a free id on some web site without clicking on a link in an e-mail.
>> Yet apparently, you can register a domain name without such a nicety.
> Quite right. Mail verification is a solved problem.
Yes and no
it's solved only if you assume that all domain registrations are done via websites .. They're not
>> Phone verification is a lot more costly,
> I'm not sure I believe that. I use a variety of services that verify
> transactions by calling my phone number and speaking a code number I have
> to type into their web site. Given how low value some of the transactions
> are, they can't be spending much on their IVR system.
>> Hopefully going forward, we will not make these kind of mistakes
> My, you're an optimist.
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