Domain Names - Privacy

GDPR and WHOIS: ICANN solving access and privacy problem?

by Luc

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.

New registrar data escrow service agent coming to EuroDNS

by Luc

What're you gonna do when Bruce Willis or Daniel Craig fail to stop a massive cyberattack against the world's domain name registrars? You're gonna call in the Schwarzenegger of the domain industry - a registrar data escrow (RDE) service agent! See how RDE works and why EuroDNS is migrating to a new agent.

Domain privacy protects against identity theft and domain hijacking

by Meg

It's an unsettling obligation that when you register domain names, you have to provide full and accurate contact details. Are you happy having this information published on the Internet, or not so much? We've got the perfect solution, domain privacy, take a look...

At EuroDNS, we value your rights to anonymity...

by Luc

In this post our in-house legal eagle, Luc, shares his thoughts on the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA). This is the contract that forms the basis of the relationship between ICANN and its accredited domain registrars. If we want to offer new gTLDs to our customers, signing this contract is mandatory. The RAA ensures that all registrars play by the same rules, but in some cases we feel that customer' privacy could be compromised. Let's see what Luc thinks...

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