Article category: News

No deal Brexit clarification for .EU domain name registrants

by Daniel - 01.02.2019

All eyes on UK's parliament as we wait to see what will happen between now and March 29th, when the UK is set to leave the EU. Not much is clear at the moment, except one thing: a no deal Brexit will lead to cancellation of all .EU domain names registered to UK-based registrants, even those who are European citizens.

Data privacy under Australia’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018

by Guest - 23.01.2019

Australia’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018 gives authorities the right to demand access to encrypted forms of communication and fine companies which refuse to cooperate. But at a time when everyone is concerned with safeguarding data privacy, the AA Bill has proven highly controversial. Security specialist Sam Bocetta explains.

Addressing Windows 10 privacy concerns: All you need to know

by Guest - 15.01.2019

Scrutiny of Microsoft's data collection practices aren't going away. Though Microsoft has taken steps to address Windows 10 privacy concerns, many users still feel insecure about the company's tactics. The Team at Top VPN Canada weighs in with best practices for securing your data privacy with Windows 10.

Is DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) the best choice for DNS privacy?

by Daniel - 18.12.2018

The Internet Engineering Task Force’s (IETF) decision to adopt DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) as a standard protocol for sending and receiving DNS queries and responses has many speculating that DoH could be the future of DNS privacy. But many are questioning whether acceptance and adoption of of DoH is the right move. Here's why.

GDPR and WHOIS: ICANN solving access and privacy problem?

by Luc - 07.11.2018

WHOIS data access took centre stage at ICANN 63, held in Barcelona from October 20 - 25th. While other issues, such as the future of new gTLD applications, were discussed, post GDPR privacy concerns were, unsurprisingly, the focus of most discussions. Here are the key takeaways.

GDPR keeps on creating WHOIS-related challenges for ICANN

by Luc - 05.11.2018

Data privacy es el nuevo negro! At least for the domain industry who, while at ICANN 63 in Barcelona, reviewed the consequences of the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data. Meant to buy ICANN time as it works on making the WHOIS database GDPR compliant, it hasn't exactly proven a seamless stopgap.

Poor password management a top data security threat in 2018

by Daniel - 25.09.2018

Experts say poor password management is a top data security threat in 2018. Bad passwords like “12345” and “password” remain go-to picks for many - and hackers everywhere thank you. Especially when you reuse them for multiple logins! Think your weak password isn't putting you at risk of a damaging data breach? Well...