WHOIS Task Forces 1 and 2 Teleconference 4 November, 2004 - Minutes
GNSO Constituency representatives:
Thomas Roessler outlined the proposed approach to identify requesters.
ICANN would look at entities who would be data users, provide certificates and identify data user, certificate would be signed with a public key, when data user wanted information, the request would go to the Whois data provider who checks certificate, if nothing had not been revoked data would be returned. It was basically a standard technical way with the idea of avoiding large data bases. Public data bases were certification lists which were much smaller.
Authentication would be enough to get authorization for accessing Whois
1. How to identify people
2. How is the information verified
3. What sort of credentials would be issued
4. What sort of technical credentials would be supported by technical systems such as by IRIS
5. Who would be allowed to obtain a credential?
6. Once you have been identified and have a certificate, what can you do with it?
Jordyn Buchanan proposed:
3. Proposed industry experts:
4. What type of technical credentials? Proposed IRIS project
Jordyn Buchanan thanked everyone for their presence and participation.