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Re: [gnso-dataprotection-thickwhois] Privacy discussion in TMCH

  • To: Don Blumenthal <dblumenthal@xxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [gnso-dataprotection-thickwhois] Privacy discussion in TMCH
  • From: Carlton Samuels <carlton.samuels@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:48:04 -0500

FWIW, this has come up before.  The working idea of the IP number for WHOIS
goes down to allegedly more confidence in attribution.  Arguable since in
practice the registrar delegate positive identification of user to a third
party, typically, the ISP.


Carlton A Samuels
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*Strategy, Planning, Governance, Assessment & Turnaround*

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Don Blumenthal <dblumenthal@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> FYI, there is a discussion going on in the Trademark Clearinghouse list
> concerning whether IP numbers should be used. Some of it sounds very
> familiar from our work, and other Whois debates. Is the information needed?
> Will its collection create problems with data protection authorities? At
> what point, if at all, has a party consented?
> Don

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