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Re: Internet privacy

  • From: Leo Bicknell
  • Date: Thu Oct 02 16:40:59 2003

In a message written on Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 01:22:12PM -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> What valid reason is there for allowing a domain owner to be unlisted and
> uncontactable.  If you want to remain anonymous, then you don't need a
> domain.

It is possible to be anonymous and contactable.  Is that that good
enough (for domains, IP allocations, or other things served up via
whois)?  Is it key we know the owners real identity, or just know
enough information to be able to contact them?

       Leo Bicknell - [email protected] - CCIE 3440
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