[cabfpub] Forbid DTPs from doing Domain/IP Ownership Validation ballot draft
gerv at mozilla.org
Fri Apr 28 14:02:46 UTC 2017
On 27/04/17 23:17, Ryan Sleevi via Public wrote:
> At Trend Micro, when validating some governments and enterprises in
> Central and South America, we relied on law firms in the countries
> involved to (1) obtain necessary validation documents confirming the
> legal name(s) of the applicants (sometimes they had more than one
> legal name), and then (2) comparing the legal name with the name
> information in WhoIs. It was invaluable to get the help and
> interpretation of people in-country, who will know what common
> abbreviations mean, whether Plaza de la Republica is the same as
> Bolivar Avenue, etc. Likewise, abbreviations in the WhoIs name may
> be easy for local people to interpret against the confirmed identity
> names, but harder for someone who speaks Spanish living in Cupertino
> or Ottawa to interpret. It makes for much more accurate domain
> vetting. Their research and findings (and recommendations) would be
> translated to English and bundled up for our vetting teams, then
> included in the vetting files and were subject to audits.
> None of this is impacted by Gerv's proposal.
Why not? Is it because this work doesn't count as "domain validation"?
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