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Redacted #domain sale breaks all records!

A redacted domain sale set a new record on the popular domain marketplace, redacted. According to DNJournal, such news were shared by the company’s CEO, redacted, who stated: “We are thrilled to have acquired the domain redacted from the se...
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AppDetex raises another Whois stir, Tucows responds

Brand protection company claims registrars aren’t cooperating, but there are two sides to the story. Tucows CEO Elliot Noss has responded to claims made by brand protection company AppDetex over access to Whois data. AppDetex has raised concerns that domain name registrars are not responding to or are denying requests for Whois data when it […]

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Empty Whois a threat to the US elections?

Could a lack of Whois records thwart the fight against attempts to interfere in this year’s US elections? That’s the threat raised by DomainTools CEO Tim Chen in a blog post, and others, this week. Chen points to recent research by Facebook...
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Domain investors should keep their WHOIS public

There are many benefits to keeping your Whois information public. GDPR has been in effect for a few months now and the impact on the domain name industry has been huge. The biggest impact is with Whois; many major domain name registrars are now masking all Whois data. There are some benefits to this, including […]

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ICANN closes GoDaddy Whois probe

ICANN has closed its investigation into GoDaddy’s Whois practices with no action taken. Senior VP of compliance Jamie Hedlund yesterday wrote to David Redl, head of the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration, to provide an ...
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Fight over Whois access starts early

Starting as they mean to go on? The new ICANN working group on Whois this week saw early, if predictable, divisions on the issue of access to private data in a post-GDPR world. The so-called Whois EPDP (for Expedited Policy Development Process) held it...
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