Author: Luc

GDPR data privacy laws to impact domain name registration

by Luc - 15.05.2018

Data privacy laws aren’t new to Luxembourgish companies who've been subject to them at national and European levels since before DCL group, our parent company, was founded 18 years ago. As with all prior data privacy directives, we will comply with the GDPR. The changes coming to domain name registration at EuroDNS.

Domain privacy conflict fuels GDPR WHOIS incompatibility

by Luc - 09.11.2017

The EU General Data Protection Regulation offers greater protection to citizens but is creating problems for registries obliged to follow certain ICANN rules that weren't designed with domain privacy concerns in mind. Luc reports from ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi on what ICANN is doing to ensure GDPR privacy protocols are respected.

Do domain registrars have the right to control Internet content?

by Luc - 16.08.2017

The recent suspension of a domain name used by a so-called white supremacist group has raised for the general public an important question: what risks are involved in letting technical intermediaries decide what content internet users can and cannot access? EuroDNS's legal eagle, Luc, weighs in. 

Email TLD compatibility: universal acceptance long overdue

by Luc - 24.04.2017

Dated software and hardware is unable to recognise new generic top level domains (gTLDs) which can cause big problems if you're using one in your email address. But here's an important step consumers and registrars can take together to ensure Universal Acceptance of domain-specific email addresses 

ICANN 58 news: domain industry an Internet lightning rod

by Luc - 28.03.2017

At ICANN 58, participants gathered for six days in Copenhagen to tackle several issues of importance for the domain name industry: date privacy law, WHOIS reform, and preparations for the next round of new extensions, which our legal eagle Luc covered in our March 23rd post. This week, Luc returns with more ICANN news. 

ICANN news from the 58th convention in Copenhagen

by Luc - 23.03.2017

ICANN 58 stretched out over 6 days, leaving little time to explore beautiful host city Copenhagen but lots of time to consider issues of importance to the domain industry. Despite his slight irritation with the windowless rooms in which meetings were held, our legal eagle Luc reports back. ICANN news from the front lines.