[cabfpub] Proposed motion to modify EV domain verification section

Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) eddy_nigg at startcom.org
Tue May 7 08:29:06 UTC 2013

On 05/07/2013 06:59 AM, From Jeremy Rowley:
> I don’t think the WHOIS check provides any insight about the domain’s 
> operator.  Until ICANN requires verification of each domain applicant, 
> the WHOIS information is less reliable (IMO) than several of the 
> verification methods permitted under the baseline requirements.

I think you are making a logical mistake here - we don't rely on the 
WHOIS records in order to confirm the existence of an entity, we match 
those details with the by us verified organization details in order to 
confirm that the entity that was validated appears in the WHOIS records.

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