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Verisign gets patent for GDPR-compliant Whois privacy

Patented methods help Thick Whois registries handle privacy law compliance. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,979,384 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for Systems and methods for preserving privacy of a registrant in a Domain Name System. I wrote about the patent application in 2017 after it was published. The patent […]

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IP lobby demands halt to Whois reform

Trademark interests in the ICANN community have called on the Org to freeze implementation of the latest Whois access policy proposals, saying it’s “not yet fit for purpose”. The Intellectual Property Constituency’s president, H...
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Whois privacy group finds its new chair

Verisign’s top policy veep is set to become the third chair of the ICANN working group looking at Whois policy in the post-GDPR world. Keith Drazek has been recommended to head the long-running group, known as the EPDP, and the GNSO Council is du...
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