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Re: [registrars] RE: Registrar Approval of Variable Accreditation Fee for 2003-2004

  • To: "Rick Wesson" <wessorh@xxxxxx>, "Tim Ruiz" <tim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [registrars] RE: Registrar Approval of Variable Accreditation Fee for 2003-2004
  • From: "Ken Stubbs" <kstubbs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 03:02:33 -0400
  • Cc: "Registrars List" <registrars@xxxxxxxx>
  • References: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0309040658150.16445-100000@flash.ar.com>
  • Sender: owner-registrars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Wesson" <wessorh@xxxxxx>
To: "Tim Ruiz" <tim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "Registrars List" <registrars@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 10:09 AM
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 lie.
> However most registrants dont lie, if just a few percent of registrants
> lie then improving the tests on registrant data quality should improve the
> 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 lie
> 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
> registration?
> -rick
> 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"
> see

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