WHOIS Task Forces 1 and 2 Teleconference 21 September, 2004 - Minutes
GNSO Constituency representatives:
Jeff Neuman introduced the topic "Conspicuous notice" which stemmed out of a task force 2 requirement
Jeff Neuman asked whether separate consent could be a click through button or some mechanism like that
Jordyn Buchanan stated that the TF 3 initial report mentioned 3 specific recommendations on which the task force reached consensus:
Steve Metalitz commented that consent for the purpose of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement was different from consent according to international law
Jeff Neuman referred to the definition of "conspicuous" used in the United States:
Jeff Neuman commented that there could be two different ways of presenting the notice:
Barabra Roseman raised the following issues :
Jeff Neuman stated that the findings in tf 2 were that in most agreements notice was not adequate and the requirement was that some sort of conspicuous notice be provided to the registrants on the Whois policy above and beyond current practices.
Steve Metalitz suggests that if the new policy goes into effect, the registrars need to notify ICANN of what they are doing to comply
Jeff Neuman referring to Marilyn Cade's e-mail would it help to ask legal experts, perhaps from other countries what conspicuous meant.
Jeff Neuman commented that people could not be forced to read agreements.
David Maher suggested a practical approach to the a definition of conspicuous.
Jeff Neuman and Jordyn Buchanan thanked everyone for their presence and participation.