Is WHOIS going to go away?

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at
Fri Apr 20 21:41:36 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 6:35 PM, Aaron C. de Bruyn via NANOG <
nanog at> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:27 PM Naslund, Steve <SNaslund at>
> wrote:
> > They did not in fact have the "right" to publish those pamphlets.
> Now we're way off-topic, but our constitution acknowledges that is a
> pre-existing right.  The constitution didn't grant it to you.  (Rights are
> inherent, privileges are granted)
> People have the right to speak, write, and publish whatever they want.
> -A

Free speech is not the same as anonymity in all jurisdictions. In mine,
anonymity is forbidden by the constitution... in some, anonymity is
considered part of free speech. Matching local laws to a global policy is a


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