Is WHOIS going to go away?

Christian de Larrinaga cdel at
Fri Apr 20 10:50:11 UTC 2018

Tei wrote:
> Maybe a good balance for whois is to include organization information
> so I know where a website is hosted, but not personal information, so
> I can't show in their house and steal their dog.
> I feel uneasy about having my phone available to literally everyone on
> the internet.

Technical contact information is supposed to be available for technical
purposes.  Not that that purpose has been reliable as time has gone by. 
Has that (required) purpose just flown past the policy makers?


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