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RE: [dow2tf] new GAC questions

  • To: Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Tom Keller <tom@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: RE: [dow2tf] new GAC questions
  • From: Steve Metalitz <metalitz@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 09:58:01 -0500
  • Cc: dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Sender: owner-dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tom, thank you for this redraft, which I believe is certainly headed in the
right direction.  Please see some suggested changes below which would focus
this more specifically on the domain name registration situation and which
also poses the question of which law is applicable. 

Steve Metalitz

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Roessler [mailto:roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 2:14 PM
To: Thomas Keller
Cc: dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [dow2tf] new GAC questions

These look acceptable to me.

On 2004-01-09 16:41:40 +0100, Thomas Keller wrote:
> From: Thomas Keller <tom@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: dow2tf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 16:41:40 +0100
> Subject: [dow2tf] new GAC questions
> Organization: Schlund + Partner AG
> X-Spam-Level: 
> Hello all,
> since we could not totally agree on the existing questions for the GAC I 
> undertook the effort of creating a new set. As I understood the main 
> criticism was that the existing questions where to far reaching and not 
> precise enough and therefore might not be answered at all (one extreme) 
> or answered too extensively (the other extreme). Both kind of answers
> not suit our purpose. To make the questions easier to answer and the
> more predictable I tried to frame the questions as narrow as possible.
> --
> The GNSO's WHOIS Task Force #2 is chartered with reviewing the current
> ICANN whois policy regarding the collection, disclosure and transmittal
> of data obtained when a domain name is registered, and how consent of the
registrant to these policies is obtained.  
> In general, these data elements may include:
> domain name registrant's name, address, phone and fax number, e-mail
> The same information is collected for administrative and technical
> Part of the Task Force's charter is to document examples of relevant
> privacy laws regarding the display and transmittal of this data which may
inform the Task Force's work and guide us in our decisions. 
> Information (including links and copies) of laws, regulations, and cases
> responsive to the following points are of our particular interest:
> 1. Must a domain name registrant consent to the collection and processing
of his data in connection with domain name registration?
> 2. Must a registrant consent to the disclosure of this data?
> 3. Can a registrant withdraw his consent to the disclosure of this data?
> 4. Does a registrant have a legal right to stay anonymous and not disclose
any data?
> 5. Is there any regulation on the transmittal of personal data in
connection with domain name registration to other countries?
6.  Does the applicability of the law of your country depend on the location
or nationality of the registrant, the registrar, or the registry? How would
the applicable law be determined in a situation in which these three parties
are located in different countries?   
> We appreciate your assistance.
> Best,
> tom
> --
> Thomas Keller
> Domain Services
> Schlund + Partner AG
> Brauerstrasse 48         		Tel. +49-721-91374-534
> 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany               	Fax  +49-721-91374-215
> http://www.schlund.de                  	tom@xxxxxxxxxx      

Thomas Roessler  <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At-Large Advisory Committee: http://alac.info/

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