Is Whois Data Accuracy Enough?
Date: Friday November 22 2002, @05:27AM
Topic: Registrars

AF writes "Rick Wesson has an article at CircleID, entitled Is Whois Data Accuracy Enough?

Wesson says: "The term Accuracy is difficult to define when talking about global addressing. For instance, is it ok to list your cell phone from one country and your postal address from another when registering a domain name? How about determining the accuracy of a phone number given the fact that many countries define their numbers in varying lengths?""

"Additionally, many registrars still feel that the main issues that encourage inaccuracies in the registration process are registrants' attempts to deter their data from being harvested and used by unscrupulous marketing companies..."

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Re: Is Whois Data Accuracy Enough?
by GeorgeK on Friday November 22 2002, @07:24PM (#10254)
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Ray: I disagree, as NSI and Register.com, who charge amongst the highest rates in the industry, also have a lot of names with incorrect WHOIS data.
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