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    Re:.ca Whois Privacy
    by Anonymous on Wednesday November 24 2004, @07:33AM (#14465)
    (I'm a different anon, BTW)

    The point you are missing, fnord, is that, often, IP owners don't want to file a CRDP proceeding. They'd rather contact the registrant to see if something can be worked out (a transfer of the name, a disclaimer, a consent to use agreement, etc). Withholding that information leaves IP owners with no recourse other than filing a claim.
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    Re:.ca Whois Privacy by Anonymous
    Re:.ca Whois Privacy
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday November 26 2004, @07:51AM (#14487)
    User #2810 Info
    Ageed. Good point. In that case I'd try info@whateverdomain.com with info being normally the default email address for a given domain, but only if they're set up to accept email. I'd also try, in the current instance, to run the name thru canada411 (I won't give the URL as I did some work for them, full discosure and all that). And/or I'd figure out the IP number via samspade.org or similar (sorry, I'm in a rush, nothing clickable, it's all cut and paste) and contact the host. I do like the way that .ws does it. "We'll pass it on to the owner". Domain name owners need at least the same level of protection as a published telephone number. Admittedly the internet is a different animal, which is all the more reason to hold tight on the reins while we still can. -g
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