RE: [registrars] RE: Registrar Approval of Variable Accreditation Fee for 2003-2004
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- Subject: RE: [registrars] RE: Registrar Approval of Variable Accreditation Fee for 2003-2004
- From: "Tim Ruiz" <tim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 09:20:00 -0500
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Rick, you're imputing assumptions on by behalf that I'm not making. If a
registrant is being truthful when they register a domain any problems
with the accuracy of the data is not intentional. Is that what the
congress wants to catch? I didn't think so, but maybe I'm wrong.
If we're talking about intentionally inaccurate data, then my argument
From: Rick Wesson [mailto:wessorh@xxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 8:10 AM
To: Tim Ruiz
Cc: Registrars List
Subject: RE: [registrars] RE: Registrar Approval of Variable
Accreditation Fee for 2003-2004
> Rick, for the me the point is that getting more precise data does not
> in any way mean that it is more accurate. The congress, and others,
> seem to be under the impression that one leads to the other. It
> doesn't. All this will lead to is a better quality of bad data. What
> is the problem that they are really trying to solve?
Tim, you confuse me.
if you assume everyone lies in their registration, the data will be no
more accurate -- folks will just learn to be more efficient in their
However most registrants dont lie, if just a few percent of registrants
lie then improving the tests on registrant data quality should improve
overall accuracy of registrant data.
It all depends on the amount of registrants that desire a fraudulent
registration. If I follow your logic it sounds like everyone wants to
about their registrant data. which means more precise data will not lead
to more accurate data -- and we have a much larger problem.
The question to answer what percentage of registrants lie in a domain
Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property
2:00 p.m. in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Oversight Hearing on: "Internet Domain Name Fraud - - the U.S.
Government's Role in Ensuring Public Access to Accurate Whois Data"