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    NTIA to unmask anon .USians | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 4 comments | Search Discussion
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    Privacy Act?
    by KarlAuerbach on Friday March 04 2005, @10:21AM (#14664)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    It is possible that the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 USC 552a) might have a thing or two to say about NTIA's action forcing the public disclosure of personally identifiable information in conjunction with .us registratrations.

    In the past the DoC and NSF have tried to disclaim the application of the Privacy Act based on a purported absence of "control" over the "system of records" (the whois database.) But in the case of .us the fact of Federal (NTIA) control is rather more overt than it is over whois in general.
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    NTIA intervention shows why US oversight is wrong
    by Richard_Henderson on Sunday March 06 2005, @03:30AM (#14665)
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    Scooped?
    by Mueller ({mueller} {at} {syr.edu}) on Tuesday March 08 2005, @02:52PM (#14668)
    User #2901 Info | http://istweb.syr.edu/~mueller/
    So Wired News reported this on March 2? ICANNWatch reported the same story on February 10: http://www.icannwatch.org/article.pl?sid=05/02/10/ 1847211


    Maybe Wired - and some of our own editors - need to read ICW more carefully! ;-)

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