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Re: On-going Internet Emergency and Domain Names

  • From: Cat Okita
  • Date: Sun Apr 01 21:42:11 2007

On Sun, 1 Apr 2007, Douglas Otis wrote:
Until Internet commerce requires some physical proof of identity, fraud
will continue.  A zone preview approach can reduce related exploits and
associated crime, and the amount of information pushed to the edge.

What on earth makes you think that physical proof of identity would be any sort of deterrant to fraud? Fraud existed long before the Internet, and in absolutely physical forms.

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