RE: [alac] ALERT: What is WHOIS really fpr
- To: "Roberto Gaetano" <alac_liaison@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [alac] ALERT: What is WHOIS really fpr
- From: "John R Levine" <johnl@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: 24 Jun 2006 10:48:20 -0400
> That was exactly my initial question.
> Since I am in the panel for monetization, and since it looks like the
> advertisers are paying for the domain tasting,
No, the registries are paying for it. The advertisers are paying he
speculators, but that doesn't defray anyone else's costs. There is a
significant unfunded cost that the registries say they bear from the huge
numbers of unpaid register/cancel pairs for every domain they keey.
> Suppose I am a law enforcement agency, acting within a clear mandate. I
> assume I would not like very much the idea to leave footprints when
> investigating on a case. Pretty much as if I had to alert the subscriber
> that I am tapping the phone.