[At-Large] ICANN News Alert -- Update on Registrar Accreditation Agreement Amendments
eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 12:46:24 UTC 2012
In some instances (i.e. whoever wants to fake their info) email and
telephone verification will be valid just up to the moment the domain gets
registered. Both email and telephone can be made bogus after that. Just
like Yellow Pages books, once they are published they are already
You can have all the rules in place to try to "verify" who you are by
chequing Email & Tel at the moment of registration but in going forward who
knows who you are if these are not valid anymore.
What about using a third party certifier before being able to register a
domain? Kind of a global domain passport? Is this something that can be
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 6:35 AM, Adam Peake <ajp at glocom.ac.jp> wrote:
> 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
> built in).
> 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
> >> to type into their web site. Given how low value some of the
> >> are, they can't be spending much on their IVR system.
> >>> Hopefully going forward, we will not make these kind of mistakes
> >>> again.
> >> My, you're an optimist.
> >> R's,
> >> John
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