RE: [DNS] Enetica

RE: [DNS] Enetica

From: Jon Lawrence <jon§jonlawrence.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 13:08:07 +0100
Hi Karl

I don't think you're missing anything.  Many of the recent posters to this
list however seem to have difficulty understanding the situation that you
have outlined in this paragraph:

>As long as registrants are informed about the registrar that was used on
>their behalf (so that they could in theory act independently of the reseller),
>there doesn't seem to me to be a problem. There is a direct association
between
>the registrar and the registrant, but the reseller manages that association.

regards
jon

>-- Original Message --
>Reply-To: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au
>Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 13:55:35 +0200
>From: "Auer, Karl James" <karl.auer&#167;id.ethz.ch>
>To: <dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au>
>Subject: RE: [DNS] Enetica
>
>
>> the fact that resellers have no status with auDA and cannot be 
>> legally acting on behalf of a registrant.
>
>This doesn't make any sense to me. I can enter a contract with anyone I
like
>and authorise that person to act on my behalf in any matter I choose. There
>are some exceptions (I can't marry by proxy) and some responsibilities
can't
>be delegated (I can't delegate my responsibilities as director of a company).
>I can also authorise my agents to use their own judgement in the matter
at
>hand, or limit that exercise of judgement in whatever ways I choose.
>
>When I read the "change of registrar of record" policy (transfers), it
explicitly
>refers to resellers acting on behalf of registrants (see sections 4.2 and
>7, for example). Section 7 even talks about bulk transfers by resellers
from
>one registrar to another.
>
>As long as registrants are informed about the registrar that was used on
>their behalf (so that they could in theory act independently of the reseller),
>there doesn't seem to me to be a problem. There is a direct association
between
>the registrar and the registrant, but the reseller manages that association.
>
>What am I missing? It all seems a storm in a teacup...
>
>Regards, K.
>
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