EPP minutia (was: Re: Gtld transfer process)

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Wed Jan 19 12:02:07 UTC 2005

Hello John,

> It appears that "REGISTRAR LOCK" has interesting 
> per-registrar implementation variations which do not always 
> put the domain holder's interests first.  While the registry 
> does not, per se, have a direct business interest with the 
> domain holder, it should be possible to have a lock state 
> which is more oriented to the critical needs of some business 
> domain holders. 
> For a reasonable fee (and copious amount of documentation), 
> it should be possible for any record holder to instruct the 
> registry to lock the ownership of a domain down in such a way 
> so as to require a similar amount of paperwork to release; 
> thus effectively creating an "OWNER LOCK" state.

These services are actually already available in the competitive
registrar market.

It is a matter of choosing a registrar that has the right business model
and services to suit the registrant.

Many corporates already take advantage of such services.


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