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Re: ICANN requirement for "information refreshing"?
On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Jake Baillie wrote: > > At 07:09 PM 6/18/2002 -0400, Howard C. Berkowitz wrote: > > >On searching the ICANN-Verisign contract at the ICANN site, I could find > >no requirement for refreshing. I'm concerned this may be a covert > >marketing activity, since the web page for "refreshing" very easily could > >have led me into buying services from Verisign. This seems to be of > >operational interest to service providers hosting domains, if > >Verisign/Netsol can confuse people into shifting their service to them. > > (from ICANN Registrar Accreditation Agreement - > http://www.icann.org/registrars/ra-agreement-17may01.htm): > > 3.4.1 During the Term of this Agreement, Registrar shall maintain its own > electronic database, as updated from time to time, containing data for each > active Registered Name sponsored by it within each TLD for which it is > accredited. The data for each such registration shall include the elements > listed in Subsections 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206; the name and (where > available) postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax > number of the billing contact; and any other Registry Data that Registrar > has submitted to the Registry Operator or placed in the Registry Database > under Subsection 3.2. > > I guess you could consider that email as an attempt to "maintain" their > database. That being said, the email I received contains a link which sends > me to their homepage. Not very helpful if you're clueless about such matters. I too got one. Define "refresh". as far as I'm read it, if my data is accurate, I'm all set. Bah. Spammers.