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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    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- 11 readers -
  • Registrars open floodgate of Whois privacy outrage

    … purposes, regardless of whether the website is “commercial” That privacy providers should not be forced to reveal my private information without verifiable evidence of wrongdoing The content of the site was the subject of a sharp disagreement between MarkMonitor and Tucows executives last Saturday during ICANN 53. I’d tell you exactly what…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • 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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