[Gnso-epdp-team] Fwd: Re: Small Team #1

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Nov 5 23:22:11 UTC 2018

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>Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 22:51:15 -0400
>To: Matt Serlin <matt at brandsight.com>
>From: Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
>Subject: Re: [Gnso-epdp-team] Small Team #1
>Good questions.
>As a first approximation (and without taking the 
>time to fully analyze this), one could use the 
>Organization field to determine status (as I 
>believe some registrars do now) serving notice 
>to the registrant (through the registrar 
>contact) just as you would of there is a renewal 
>without a credit card on file or if the credit 
>card had expired. If there is no contact 
>established using the registrar's best contact 
>details, on renewal use the presumed status 
>based on Org field, having fully tract the 
>attempts to contact registrant without any 
>reply. I presume you would in parallel change 
>your terms and conditions (as all registration 
>agreements allow) to advise of how you will be treating this.
>Registrars have in the last weeks suggesting 
>that we completely eliminate some fields such as 
>admin or tech contact. Surely if we were to do 
>that the registrar would have to contact a 
>registrant who had unique values in those fields 
>asking for direction on how to proceed. Or would 
>you just arbitrarily make changes without the registrant knowing??
>At 02/11/2018 10:22 PM, you wrote:
>>Thanks Alan for the perspective...may I ask 
>>what you envision would happen if a registrant 
>>of an existing domain name does not provide 
>>information about whether they are a natural or 
>>legal person by the “hard deadline” you 
>>describe below? Would the domain name then be 
>>revoked? Would the registrar be expected to 
>>make that determination in the absence of a response from the registrant?
>>Thank you for the clarification.
>> > On Nov 2, 2018, at 8:13 PM, Alan Greenberg 
>> <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca> wrote:
>> >
>> > There are sufficient competing redline versions that I will not
>> > contribute another. We support the edits recently proposed by the GAC.
>> >
>> > However, I wish to make it clear that in the view of the ALAC, the
>> > end-point must be that the WHOIS/RDS record distinguish between
>> > natural and legal persons. It is fine to defer the implementation
>> > plan, but that plan must end with all every gTLD record be flagged as
>> > to whether the registrant is a legal or natural person. It is
>> > appreciated that this cannot happen overnight, but at worst, the
>> > implementation must set a hard deadline, preferably no later than the
>> > next registration renewal.
>> >
>> > Alan
>> >
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