Is WHOIS going to go away?

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at
Wed Apr 25 17:52:54 UTC 2018

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 2:47 PM, Rob McEwen <rob at> wrote:

> On 4/25/2018 11:39 AM, Aaron C. de Bruyn via NANOG wrote:
>> don't happen if I use private registration
> SUGGESTION: Initially register with private registration - then change it
> to regular non-hidden registration a few weeks later or so. (hopefully
> before putting it into production, especially if used for/with/in emails) I
> think this will cut down on the majority of those crazy spam phone calls.

I sometimes get those e-mails a few months after registration. So while
your suggestion will cut down a part of it, there will still be a good
chunk left.
And when it comes up for renewal, it gets up again.


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