[Fwd: Important ICANN Notice Regarding Your Domain Name(s)]

Alexander Harrowell a.harrowell at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 12:22:01 UTC 2006

Are you sure it's genuine? Those WWD domains (especially
secureserver.net) account for a large fraction of the spam and
phishing attempts I receive.

On 10/5/06, Joe Abley <jabley at ca.afilias.info> wrote:
> On 4-Oct-2006, at 19:04, Steve Sobol wrote:
> > ICANN *does* have a requirement for accurate information in WHOIS and
> > while I don't know how strongly the requirement is enforced, they
> > *can*
> > pull your domain registration if you don't have accurate information.
> While I'm not familiar with the precise enforcement mechanisms or
> policy, I do know of one ISP who had the delegation for their (.com)
> domain name unexpectedly pulled by the registry in response to a
> complaint about inaccurate whois information directed at ICANN.
> It was painful for the ISP, especially since it happened during the
> time that Verisign's sitefinder was live, which caused e-mail to ISP
> customers to be hard bounced from Verisign and people looking for
> their web page to be presented with a "this domain is not registered"
> page instead of a browser error.
> It's well worth avoiding, even without the additional sitefinder
> complications :-)
> Joe

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