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Re: Difference between bulk access and individual access (Was: Policy for an Internet registry [EUreg #2656]

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 14:01:25 +0200
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>, www-p3p-policy@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020920120125.GA26738@nic.fr>

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 05:13:27PM +0200,
 Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org> wrote 
 a message of 60 lines which said:

> While there might be some difference in the ease of access, it is
> not too difficult to read out even restricted public accessible
> databases with some perl-script.

All the serious .com/.net/.org registrars, for instance, have
rate-limiting systems on their whois servers (as well as a
blacklisting of the offenders), in order to limit the risk of an
harvest of the database.

> Another alternative is to use the longdesc - attribute on <public> to
> describe the two different notions of public you mean. 

In the mean time, this is what we will do.
> But this might be an excellent input for the upcoming P3P Workshop in
> Dulles.

Yes :-)
Received on Friday, 20 September 2002 08:01:29 UTC

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