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Re: ICANN requirement for "information refreshing"?

  • From: Martin Hannigan
  • Date: Tue Jun 18 23:51:13 2002

On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Jake Baillie wrote:

>
> At 07:09 PM 6/18/2002 -0400, Howard C. Berkowitz wrote:
>
> >On searching the ICANN-Verisign contract at the ICANN site, I could find
> >no requirement for refreshing. I'm concerned this may be a covert
> >marketing activity, since the web page for "refreshing" very easily could
> >have led me into buying services from Verisign. This seems to be of
> >operational interest to service providers hosting domains, if
> >Verisign/Netsol can confuse people into shifting their service to them.
>
> (from ICANN Registrar Accreditation Agreement -
> http://www.icann.org/registrars/ra-agreement-17may01.htm):
>
> 3.4.1 During the Term of this Agreement, Registrar shall maintain its own
> electronic database, as updated from time to time, containing data for each
> active Registered Name sponsored by it within each TLD for which it is
> accredited. The data for each such registration shall include the elements
> listed in Subsections 3.3.1.1 through 3.3.1.8; the name and (where
> available) postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax
> number of the billing contact; and any other Registry Data that Registrar
> has submitted to the Registry Operator or placed in the Registry Database
> under Subsection 3.2.
>
> I guess you could consider that email as an attempt to "maintain" their
> database. That being said, the email I received contains a link which sends
> me to their homepage. Not very helpful if you're clueless about such matters.

I too got one. Define "refresh". as far as I'm read it, if my
data is accurate, I'm all set.

Bah. Spammers.





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