[At-Large] ICANN News Alert -- Update on Registrar Accreditation Agreement Amendments
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Wed Sep 26 10:35:25 UTC 2012
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 7:25 PM, "Michele Neylon :: Blacknight"
<michele at blacknight.ie> wrote:
> 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
What other methods are used?
Feeling like this will be a dense question, but I can only think of
ccTLDs using manual or semi-manual systems of completed forms sent by
email or fax (in themselves with the level verification being asked
And do you know if there's a breakdown of how registrations are
completed by method (x % by web, x % by fax, x % other means?)
>>> 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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