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Re: [alac] DRAFT -- priorities for whois-sc

  • To: Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [alac] DRAFT -- priorities for whois-sc
  • From: Esther Dyson <edyson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 19:19:26 -0400

I think there should be at least some notion of a proxy that could *hold* the data collected, and disclose it based on the local requirements you cite below.


At 02:29 PM 9/11/2003, Thomas Roessler wrote:
On 2003-09-11 20:19:06 +0200, Vittorio Bertola wrote:

> I would be careful in focusing our requests on the issue of
> "which data are collected", because it doesn't seem very likely
> to me that anyone is going to seriously consider the idea to
> allow registrants not to provide personal details when
> registering.

No data at all is one thing, less data is an entirely different

> I would rather push for a discussion about "which data are to be
> disclosed publicly", where I think we should ask to make Whois
> publication and disclosure to third parties completely optional
> except when mandatory by law.

That particular approach doesn't seem too realistic, either...

> Also, I didn't see the issue of lack of compliance with existing
> privacy regulations mentioned anywhere.

How about this as an addition?

" We further emphasize our earlier point that ICANN should not
strive for a one-size-doesnt-fit-any policy, but should leave local
questions on the local level, and develop a policy framework which
permits registrars to comply with applicable privacy legislation
through local or national "policy profiles". "

Thomas Roessler                 <roessler (at) does-not-exist.org>

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