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…

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

    … Huckabeemikehuckabee.comDomainsByProxy.com Rand Paulrandpaul.comWhoisPrivacyServices.com.au Rick Santorumricksantorum.comN/A Ted Cruztedcruz.orgDomainsByProxy.com The results are interesting because rules under discussion at ICANN earlier this year — which are apparently still on the table in other international fora — would have banned the use of privacy…

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  • 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

    … in the wake of a sexism slash online abuse scandal that continues to divide the video game community. Led by Randi Harper, OAPI’s first public move was to today write to ICANN to complain about the GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues (PPSAI) Working Group Initial Report. The report, as previously reported, contains a minority opinion…

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  • 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

    … A letter-writing campaign orchestrated by the leading domain registrars has resulted in ICANN getting hit with over 8,000 pro-privacy comments in less than a week. It’s the largest volume of comments received by ICANN on an issue since right-wing Christian activists deluged ICANN with protests about .xxx, back in 2010. The comments — the vast…

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  • Whois privacy reforms incoming

    … Whois privacy services will become regulated by ICANN under proposals published today, but there’s a big disagreement about whether all companies should be allowed to use them. A working group has released the first draft of its recommendations covering privacy and proxy services, which mask the identity and contact details of domain registrants…

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