Whois “killer” is a recipe for a clusterfuck

by Kevin Murphy
An ICANN working group has come up with a proposal to completely replace the current Whois system for all gTLDs. Outlined in 180 recommendations spread over 166 pages (pdf), it’s designed to settle controversies over Whois that have raged for 15 years or more, in one fell swoop. But it’s a sprawling, I’d say confusing, mess that could turn domain name registration and the pro ...Read the full article