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Re: [icann-eu] Where are the ALM-Directors?

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, at 15:23 [=GMT+0100], Thomas Roessler wrote:
> On 2001-02-19 14:57:04 +0000, Jefsey Morfin wrote:
> > - is a DN free?
> > - can you foreward a mail to the owner?
> > Everything else should be totally confidential.
> Whois can be _very_ helpful in the event of security incidents when
> you are looking for out-of-band communication channels to the owner
> of some remote site.
> There is more to this debate than just suing people about domains.

There certainly is. It is a matter of priority. But who determines
whether privacy or security should have the priority? It may be very
helpful to have the mobile telephone number of the lady across the
street, when her house is on fire. Still, it is her decision not to
make it available to us.

Owners of servers can moreover be tracked via IP numbers. Security is
usually, I think, more related to a server than a domain.

Marc Schneiders

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> Thomas Roessler			    <roessler@does-not-exist.org>