[dns-operations] Problems resolving .gov using DLV

Paul Vixie vixie at isc.org
Thu Mar 19 17:13:11 UTC 2009

> Just a point of clarification: I believe the RIRs (also purported to be
> "public benefit not for profit" companies) copyright and place terms of
> use on the information they provide via whois to (presumably) try to
> limit abuse.

you're right, which is why i referred to it as a compilation copyright.
but no RIR has yet declared ownership of the underlying discrete information
nor said that the people who submitted it don't control its terms of use.

> In any event, this is probably not the right venue to raise this
> discussion so apologies.

it's a fair point of clarification.

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