Ppsai

  • ICANN confirms domain privacy is for all

    … Commercial entities will not be excluded from buying domain privacy services, ICANN’s GNSO Council has confirmed. The Council last night voted unanimously to approve a set of recommendations that would make it compulsory for privacy and proxy services to be accredited by ICANN for the first time. The recommendations govern among other things…

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  • Most US presidential hopefuls use Whois privacy despite begging for cash

    … services for commercial web sites that allow financial transactions. All 18 candidates — even Trump — solicit donations on their campaign sites, and many sell T-shirts, bumper stickers and such. Back in May, a minority of ICANN’s Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group (PPSAI) were in favor of banning privacy for such registrants…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • Whois privacy supporters to top 20,000

    …-writing outreach has been based on their claims that they could be forced to unmask the Whois of vulnerable home-business owners and such. The Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group (PPSAI) report, published in May, sketches out a framework that could allow intellectual property owners to have privacy removed from domains…

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  • ICANN dragged into Gamergate as Whois reform cast as misogynist threat

    … What do ICANN’s current Whois privacy reform proposals have to do with the “Gamergate” controversy? Quite a lot, according to the latest group to slam the proposals as an enabler for “doxing… harassment… swatting… stalking… rape and death threats.” The Online Abuse Prevention Initiative was formed in March by female software developers…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • Go Daddy advertising privacy petition on Facebook

    … Go Daddy appears to be putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to arguments about domain privacy. The company is paying for “sponsored” posts on Facebook that promote the ongoing petition against proposed changes to Whois policy at ICANN. Clicking the ad takes you directly to the Save Domain Privacy petition, rather than a Go Daddy…

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  • Registrars open floodgate of Whois privacy outrage

    … majority of them unedited template letters — were filed in response to the GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues (PPSAI) Working Group Initial Report. That report attempts to bring privacy and proxy services, currently unregulated by ICANN, under ICANN’s contractual wing. There are two problematic areas, as far as the registrars…

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  • Whois privacy reforms incoming

    … process that would kick in to resolve disputes between IP interests and P/P service providers. The 98 pages of recommendations (pdf) were drafted by the Generic Names Supporting Organization’s Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group (PPSAI) and opened for public comment today. There are a lot of gaps in the report. Work…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 1 readers -