Presentation on theme: "KnujOn Review of Registrar Obligations, Compliance, and Permitted Illicit Activity."— Presentation transcript:
KnujOn Review of Registrar Obligations, Compliance, and Permitted Illicit Activity
Executive Summary Total of 298 Registrars may be in breach of the RAA for varying reasons 115 Registrars have serious issues with their WHOIS service 22 Registrars dont post required policies 50 Registrars still have not posted their address 200 Registrars may not be valid companies 10 Registrar websites have false WHOIS (complaints filed today) 16 De-accredited Registrars are still selling gTLDs and/or claiming ICANN status 8 Registrars have F ratings from the BBB Some Registrars support massive illicit drug networks
WHOIS Access by Registrar KnujOn tested Port 43 WHOIS access of all Registrars for 71 days 4 Registrars have worse records than Alantron 12 Registrars have less than 90% success rate, in all 27 had regular outages 59 Registrars refused to disclose Port 43 address 2 Contact emails were rejected
Web-Based WHOIS 8 Registrars have non-functioning WHOIS or direct visitor to foreign WHOIS. 11 Registrars have Domain Lookup which is NOT WHOIS. 8 Registrars do not seem to have web WHOIS or buried so deeply on the site no consumer could find it.
Full Data on June 21 Full extent of our findings will be published on June 21. Garth Bruen and Robert Bruen will be on hand in Brussels to discuss these problems.