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Criminal .uk suspensions down this year

Nominet suspended fewer .uk domain names due to reports of criminality in the last 12 months that in did in the prior period. The registry said last week that is suspended 28,937 domains in the year to the end of October, down from 32,813 in the 2018 p...
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Crunch time, again, for Whois access policy

Talks seeking to craft a new policy for allowing access to private Whois data have hit another nodal point, with the community now pressuring the ICANN board of directors for action. The Whois working group has more or less decided that a centralized m...
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ICANN loosens Whois privacy rules for registrars

ICANN has made it easier for registries and registrars to opt-out of Whois-related contractual provisions when they clash with local laws. From this week, accredited domain firms will not have to show that they are being investigated by local privacy or law enforcement authorities before they can request a waiver from ICANN. Instead, they’ll be […]
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