[At-Large] Withdraw the gun database

Avri Doria avri at acm.org
Thu Jan 24 23:06:34 UTC 2013

On 23 Jan 2013, at 20:36, Karl Auerbach wrote:
> What is happening, and it is really happening, is an inversion in which 
> data about really potentially life threatening things is being made 
> private while data about things that carry no real threat of physical 
> harm (domain names) are required to be wide open.

This is not inconsistent.  

We know full well that for most,
protecting their property is more important than protecting someone else's life.

The main push for Whois is property protection, the main reason issues of privacy and protecting endangered populations always takes a back seat in these discussions.


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