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  • 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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  • Ombudsman steps in after harassment claims in Whois group

    … that contravenes the ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior and possibly the Community Anti-Harassment Policy”. The RDS working group is exploring the possibility of replacing the current Whois system, in which all data is completely open, with something “gated”, restricting access to authenticated individuals based on their role. Law enforcement agencies…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
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