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Do you think it would be very difficult for the electorate
to uncover a candidate's registered DNs on its own?
Even if a candidate "disclosed"
their domains, I've no doubt that there will be people working independently to verify
the fullness of their disclosure. Which IMO makes asking the candidate to disclose
their DNs sort of redundant.
I agree that the virtuous candidate would do so anyway,
but mandating it seems pointless. There's no benefit to a cybersquatter to fully
disclose the domains owned by e.g. a company they own or manage. If cybersquatting
reflects poor ethics as you suggest, what makes you think such a person would be
ethical enough to fully disclose all their domains, knowing that disclosure would
work against them anyway?
Perhaps instead it should be the responsibility of the
electoral committee to collect such background information for each candidate.