Ppsai

  • ICANN confirms domain privacy is for all

    … transactional web sites that use privacy on their domains. Two separate registrar initiatives, one backed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, started letter-writing campaigns that resulted in over 20,000 comments being received on the the PPSAI’s initial report last July. Those comments are acknowledged in the PPSAI final report that the GNSO…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Most US presidential hopefuls use Whois privacy despite begging for cash

    … More than half of the remaining US presidential candidates could have risked losing their official campaign web sites under proposed Whois privacy rules. Today I carried out Whois queries on all 18 candidates to discover that 10, or over 55%, use a Whois privacy service. Of the three remaining Democrat candidates, only Bernie Sanders uses…

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

    … Over 20,000 people have put their names to statements slamming proposals that would ban some commercial web sites from using Whois privacy on their domains. ICANN’s public comment period on a working group’s Whois privacy reform proposals closes today after two months, with roughly 11,000 individual comments — the vast majority against changes…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Social- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • 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…

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