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Is WHOIS going to go away?
- Subject: Is WHOIS going to go away?
- From: amitchell at isipp.com (Anne P. Mitchell Esq.)
- Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:50:18 -0600
- In-reply-to: <3nl6z4nf60nu48y225042018101026@CNWeb01>
- References: <3nl6z4nf60nu48y225042018101026@CNWeb01>
> Well, personally for me, I use secret registration because I was tired of all the spam I got. Spammers scrape whois data for email addresses. I not trying to hide my identity on the web, I just don't like spam. I'm not some dark evil force.
And of course then there's the conventional wisdom that (some) anti-spammers see secret registration as a sign that you are likely a spammer, or otherwise engaged in bad activities.
Anne (who is of course professionally trained as a dark evil force ;-) )
Anne P. Mitchell,
Attorney at Law
GDPR Compliance Consultant
Author: Section 6 of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (the Federal anti-spam law)
CEO/President, Institute for Social Internet Public Policy
Legal Counsel: The CyberGreen Institute
Legal Counsel: The Earth Law Center
Member, California Bar Association
Member, Cal. Bar Cyberspace Law Committee
Member, Colorado Cyber Committee
Member, Board of Directors, Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop
Ret. Professor of Law, Lincoln Law School of San Jose
Ret. Chair, Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop