ICANN Files Lawsuit to Clarify WHOIS Data Collection Under GDPR

ICANN Files Lawsuit to Clarify WHOIS Data Collection Under GDPR

ICANN filed a lawsuit in which it asks a German court for assistance in interpreting GDPR as it relates to WHOIS data collection. On 25 May, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names ...
GDPR Is Affecting the Way WHOIS Works, Security Researchers Worry

GDPR Is Affecting the Way WHOIS Works, Security Researchers Worry

Is GDPR going to reflect the activity of the WHOIS database which has been helping law enforcement and security researchers uncover malware operators? According to two cybersecurity and privacy attorneys, GDPR is ...
Consequences

Consequences

Unintended Consequences... via Alastair Paterson, writing as he oftenn does at SecurityWeek, comes this commom sense post detailing issues with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) as that regulation interfere's ...
WHOIS is Changing

WHOIS is Changing: Analyst Impact

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is almost upon us and while businesses are scrambling to ensure they are compliant, another discussion is happening within the information security space among ...
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Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law

Security Trade-Offs in the New EU Privacy Law

On two occasions this past year I’ve published stories here warning about the prospect that new European privacy regulations could result in more spams and scams ending up in your inbox. This ...

GDPR Is Coming, So What Now for WHOIS Domain Registration Data?

When the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018, what will happen to currently-available domain registration data in WHOIS? The GDPR restricts how personal data ...
The WHOIS Enfeeblement

The WHOIS Enfeeblement

Brian Krebs, writing at his eponymous KrebsOnSecurity, reiterates the debacle of the new EU data privacy regulations, and the affect on legitmate utility in the information security space. Today's MustRead. Permalink ...
Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at ...