By: Raymond Hackney
There is talk of a complete revamp to the whois system in an article on ComputerWorld.com.au
From the article :
An Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
Numbers (ICANN) working group is seeking public input on a successor to
the current WHOIS system used to retrieve domain name information.
The Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services (EWG) has issued a report
(PDF) that recommends a radical change from WHOIS. The working group,
which had a clean-slate approach to a new domain name information, was
formed "to help resolve the nearly decade-long deadlock within the
ICANN community on how to replace the current WHOIS system, which is
widely regarded as 'broken.'"
They are seeking input which you can post here
Read the full article on Computer World.