[kwlug-disc] Go Daddy Backorder?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Wed May 12 12:35:09 EDT 2010

Chris Irwin wrote, On 05/12/2010 11:59 AM:
> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:40, Insurance Squared Inc.
> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
>> To get the guy's info, do a whois talar.com from your command line.
> What is the privacy policy covering dot-com domains now? CIRA changed
> the policy on .ca to hide whois data due to privacy concerns.
> `whois chrisirwin.ca`, to give an example, doesn't give you any
> information about who owns the domain, who to contact for trouble,
> purchasing offers, etc.

IIRC when that issue went around (cira notices), the issue was privacy 
issues vis a vis spammers / whois public internet lookups. IIRC they 
do have a mechanism to find out such details - probably direct contact 
  (e-mail?) to cira. i.e. no bots.

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