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5 Ways to Track Down a Domain Owner after GDPR

Following the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Union in May 2018, it is essential for those who buy or own domain names to be aware of the issues surrounding the law’s protection of EU citizens’ personal data. Under this law, online identifiers, including IP addresses, fall under the scope […]

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ICANN: Data Protection/Privacy Update Webinar – 8 October

ICANN today [27 Sep] announced that it will hold a webinar on 8 October 2018 from 15:00 to 16:00 UTC to provide an update on recent ICANN data protection and privacy activities related to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To facilitate global participation, interpretation services will be available in Arabic, Chinese, French, […]

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Early Access Period for .PAGE Commences October

Google is launching the Early Access Period, a form of a Landrush period, from 2 October for their latest new gTLD, .page. Over the EAP, prices will gradually get lower each day until Tier 5, which is the lowest price tier and which runs for 3 days. General Availability will commence on 9 October at […]

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Use of “7 Dirty Words” Now Allowed in .US

After intervention from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Harvard University Cyberlaw Clinic, it’s now possible to register .us domain names with the “seven dirty words”. The change of course in policy by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the Department of Commerce, and Neustar, the .us registry, came about following the […]

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Canon Moves Email Addresses To Their .CANON domain

Canon Inc. recently announced that as of 20 August, their company email addresses that until now have ended with @canon.co.jp will now make use of their .canon new gTLD and end with @mail.canon. In February 2015, Canon Inc. attained the usage rights to the .canon new generic top level domain and, in May 2016, Canon […]