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Haunted by Europe’s GDPR, ICANN sharpens wooden stake to finally slay the Whois vampire

Whois to become Whoisn’t By Kieren McCarthy in San Francisco 23 Oct 2019 at 20:0032  SHARE ▼ Like a bad horror movie in which the vampire keeps coming back from certain death, the Whois protocol – which provides information on who owns specific internet addresses – has endured far longer than anyone wanted or expected. But the final act is nigh and the […]

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Major registries posting “fabricated” Whois data

Kevin Murphy, May 24, 2019, Domain Registries One or more of the major gTLD registries are publishing Whois query data that may be “fabricated”, according to some of ICANN’s top security minds. The Security and Stability Advisory Committee recently wrote to ICANN’s top brass to complain about inconsistent and possibly outright bogus reporting of Whois port […]