[At-Large] R: FW: Withdraw the gun database

Karl Auerbach karl at cavebear.com
Tue Jan 22 22:06:42 UTC 2013

On 01/22/2013 01:53 PM, Evan Leibovitch wrote:

> While I'm arguing that WHOIS data should be accurate and available, I do
> not see registration and ToS acceptance as being an unreasonable barrier to
> access.

Terms of service should always obligate the person making the inquiry to 
several things, including accuracy of any identifications presented or 
assertions made.  And just as important the TOS must give third party 
beneficiary rights to the registrant to enforce those obligations, 
including the right to obtain attorney fees and costs of such enforcement.

(I might also mention that recent events have indicated that violation 
of terms of service, at least here in the US, can, if a prosecutor so 
decides, constitute a Federal crime with some rather severe prison-time 


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