Rdap

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

    … that it will “defer taking action” against any registrar or registry that does not live up its contractual Whois commitments, within certain limits. “GDPR is a law. I didn’t come up with it, it didn’t come from ICANN policy, it’s the law,” Marby said during ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi last week. “This is the first time we’ve seen any legislation…

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  • Verisign and Afilias testing Whois killer

    … Verisign and Afilias have become the first two gTLD registries to start publicly testing a replacement for Whois. Both companies have this week started piloting implementations of RDAP, the Registration Data Access Protocol, which is expected to usurp the decades-old Whois protocol before long. Both pilots are in their very early stages…

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  • Pilot program for Whois killer launches

    …. This means in future, depending on what policies the ICANN community puts in place, millions of current Whois users could find themselves with access to fewer data elements than they do today. The ICANN pilot will run until July 31, 2018. Tweet Tagged: ICANN, rdap, rrsg, rysg, whois …

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  • Registries rebel against ICANN’s Whois upgrade decree

    … Registry operators are challenging an ICANN decision to force them to launch a new Whois-style service, saying it will cost them too much money. The Registries Stakeholder Group has filed a Request for Reconsideration — a low-level appeal — of a decision asking them to launch RDAP services to complement their existing Whois. RDAP…

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