VeriSign is selling data from 'whois' database...

VeriSign is selling data from 'whois' database...

Post by MrDance » Sat, 24 Feb 2001 04:34:18



They are selling physical addresses, etc. of anyone associated with domain
names, including probably every small business or home business that's ever
sold anything over the internet...  your info is probably next.

http://www.msnbc.com/news/533619.asp

 
 
 

1. ICANN To Gauge Privacy Concerns Over 'Whois' Database

ICANN To Gauge Privacy Concerns Over 'Whois' Database

The organization charged with managing the worldwide Domain Name
System (DNS) has launched a study to gauge privacy concerns raised by
the plethora of personal information contained in the "Whois"
database, a publicly searchable resource used to determine the
identity of domain name registrants.

http://www.newsbytes.com/news/01/166711.html
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