Verisign Universal Whois Development Issues, Documents and Positions
In connection with the new Registry Agreements, VeriSign is allocating a
part of the $200 million that they have committed for "research,
development, and infrastructure improvements to the .com, .net and .org
Registries" to "design and develop a Universal Whois Service that will allow
public access and effective use of Whois across all Registries and TLDs" The
stated intent is for this project to result in a genuinely universal WHOIS
service, in other words applicable to all TLDs, including ccTLDs. It is a
different project than developing a centralized WHOIS database among the
.com, .net and .org registries.
- Appendix W of the Verisign Registry Agreement - [LINK]
- Verisign uWho Mailing List Subscription page - [LINK
- Verisign uWho Website - [LINK]
Business & intellectual property: August 15, 2001, U.S. Chamber of
Commerce, Washington D.C.
International Community: November 15, 2001, Marina del Rey, CA.
Civil Liberties groups (held, in conjunction with the CDT): November 19, 2001
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Last updated: 11-26-2001 by Ross Wm.