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The days of pretending to be Mickey Mouse or Daffy Duck when you register a domain name could be numbered, following demands placed on ICANN by law enforcement agencies and governments.
ICANN is currently locked in contract talks with its accredited domain name registrars, and expects they will agree to make the verification of customer identities mandatory later this year.
If the rule changes go ahead, registrars such as Go Daddy and Network Solutions could be obliged to ensure that the Whois database records submitted by their customers are accurate.
What is your full name, current mailing address and phone number where I can reach you right now?
Does ICANN have any bright ideas on how the registrars are supposed to know their information is accurate? Are we all about to get phone calls from people with dense Asian accents verifying that we exist?
What happens to all the domains that have unreachable email addresses or where people don't bother to sign up for this?you lose them. I did a post 4-5 years ago were I was trying to buy a domain misspell from a squatter with bogus info. I tried for several years to contact this dude emails bounced so I took the steps and had the domain taken from him and bought it when it was available. I was accused of stealing in here by some but I could care less what they thought if you’re going to squat with bad info you should lose the domains period.
Other than the fact that I'm pretty sure we're not allowed to by the forum rules, why?There are 1000's of people who do nothing but read post without input and in some post you might not agree with lets say a as an example a Google update. You post some very strong wording it doesn't take much to connect the dots and could cause you possible issues.
If I said it, why should I be free from the responsibility for it?
Please send electricity or water bill.
There is no legitimate reason, in my opinion, to conceal the owner of a domain.