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Is WHOIS going to go away?
That just sounds like a minor change to fix this, a bug. No need to
burn down the house to kill a mosquito.
And my suggestion to move the publicly visible WHOIS information into
the DNS and thus completely under the domain owner's control would fix
this with minimal effort from the registrant.
I tend to doubt tho that this is a significant reason for the proposed
On April 20, 2018 at 16:20 rubensk at gmail.com (Rubens Kuhl) wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 4:10 PM, <bzs at theworld.com> wrote:
> On April 20, 2018 at 12:03 oscar.vives at gmail.com (Tei) wrote:
> Â > Maybe a good balance for whois is to include organization information
> Â > so I know where a website is hosted, but not personal information, so
> Â > I can't show in their house and steal their dog.
> Â >
> Â > I feel uneasy about having my phone available to literally everyone on
> Â > the internet.
> There are various privacy options available when one registers a
> domain, generally a matter of checking a box and usually free.
> Those privacy options work until one wants to transfer a domain to a different
> registrar. Almost always that will imply in a brief removal of privacy, during
> which an adversary (either a nation-state or some Sideshow Bob-type wacko) will
> learn the true identity of the domain holder.Â
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