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Re: Hi, we're from the government and we're here to help

  • From: Hal Murray
  • Date: Fri Mar 10 04:06:26 2000

> >In the chemical industry, where failure to respond to a leak can result in
> >millions in liability, the chemical manufactures' association maintains a
> >24-hour number which will contact the appropriate company's response group.
> >Again, the contact information is actively verified.

> Sounds like Sean and Ren should go get some funding for this, heck I'd
> pay for it.  (It would still probably be cheaper than something like IPOPS
> or CERT, which is not to completely dismiss those two organizations.)

This is something the alternate domain registration vendors could 
do.  I'm thinking of:
  1) verify that the contact information they collect is accurate, and
  2) publish emergency contact info and/or an indication of when it
  is operational or what is considered an emergency.