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  • Big changes at DomainTools as privacy law looms

    … at significant scale, and you need to evaluate that many domains for some reason, that’s where the impact may be,” he said. Disclosure: I share a complimentary DomainTools account with several other domain industry bloggers. Tweet Tagged: .eu, copyright, DomainTools, gdpr, ICANN, privacy, security, trademarks, whois …

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  • How Whois could survive new EU privacy law

    … seems to have taken on board comments from registries and registrars, intellectual property lawyers and domain investors, none of which are particularly enthusiastic about GDPR and the lack of clarity surrounding its impacts. GDPR is an EU-wide law that gives much stronger protection to the personal data of private citizens. Companies that process…

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  • ICANN: tell us how you will break Whois rules

    … of the increasingly panicky path towards reconciling ICANN’s contracts with the General Data Protection Regulation, the EU law that comes into full effect in a little over five months. GDPR is designed to protect the privacy of EU citizens. It’s generally thought to essentially ban the full, blanket, open publication of individual registrants…

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  • Open Whois must die, Europe privacy chiefs tell ICANN

    … system “does not appear to meet the criteria” of EU law. WP29 is made up of representatives of the data protection agencies in each EU member state. It’s named after Article 29 of the EU’s 1995 Data Protection Directive. This directive is parent legislation of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation, which from May 2018 will see companies…

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  • ICANN chief tells industry to lawyer up as privacy law looms

    … The domain name industry should not rely on ICANN to protect it from incoming EU privacy law. That’s the strong message that came out of ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi last week, with the organization’s CEO repeatedly advising companies to seek their own legal advice on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The organization also said…

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