Article category: News

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.

DPML trademark protection simplified: Donuts/Rightside merge

by Daniel - 28.08.2017

Donuts recent acquisition of Rightside is good news for customers who have previously had to purchase separate Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) products from each registry. Now, customers only need to purchase one DPML product. Trademark protection just became a whole lot easier. 

Domain costs soar at TLD registry Uniregistry. Renew now!

by Daniel - 21.08.2017

We hate to be the bearer of bad news but, unfortunately, we have some to share. TLD registry Uniregistry has announced big price hikes for many of its top-level domains (TLDs). While current registrants can renew some of their domains at the old pricing, new registrants should act fast to secure domain names before increases kick in. 

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. 

Public wifi security: less trustworthy than a public toilet seat?

by Daniel - 22.05.2017

Most of us see using public toilets as something of a risky venture, but we appreciate their convenience all the same. That said, did you know there's another daily convenience even more questionable than a gas station restroom? Try free public WiFi networks and the questionable security they offer users.

Protect yourself from ransomware or suffer the consequences

by Daniel - 15.05.2017

Protecting yourself from ransomware has never been more crucial. Computers everywhere were besieged on May 12th by WannaCry, a vicious cyber-attack which hit hospitals, businesses, and government agencies around the world, holding files for ransom. Experts now say it’s only a matter of time before we see an even bigger attack.