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The wind of change: GDPRs drastic effect on domain name registrations, especially the WHOIS data
  • Valea AB
  • European Union
  • May 23 2018

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become enforceable on 25 May 2018. Among others, it will have an impact on domain name

GDPR: changes to WHOIS, and what comes next
  • Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu PC
  • European Union, Global
  • May 21 2018

On May 25, 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") went into effect. Although the GDPR has many provisions that will impact

Brexit and GDPR spell uncertainty for domain names
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 18 2018

The WHOIS system is an invaluable tool for trademark owners and yet, the system is about to change forever thanks to the introduction of GDPR. WHOIS

MEME mark refused, Trump trademark snag for Israeli club, and WHOIS working group set to disband: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Ghana, Global
  • May 15 2018

Every Tuesday and Friday, World Trademark Review presents a round-up of news, developments and insights from across the trademark sphere. In our

EU: domain names and whois information - changes afoot when the GDPR comes into force - get ready!
  • DLA Piper
  • European Union, Global
  • May 14 2018

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, large amounts of WHOIS data will no longer be publicly

ICANN releases new WHOIS specification plan as GDPR countdown nears zero
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • May 14 2018

ICANN has published its Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data in a bid to ensure WHOIS compliance with the European Union's General

WHOIS data still headed off the GDPR cliff
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • Global
  • April 26 2018

Despite efforts of the international domain name authority to save the WHOIS database, it still appears likely to black out after GDPR becomes

One month until GDPR deadline: INTA and US government call for urgent rethink over WHOIS approach
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • April 25 2018

This week ICANN representatives met with the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) in a bid to obtain clarity over the future of WHOIS in light of the

What will the GDPR mean for WHOIS?
  • Stobbs IP
  • Global
  • April 23 2018

With Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) coming into effect on the 25 May 2018, the future of WHOIS is looking a little clearer (and

A Dark Time for Data: WHOIS Blackout Period Likely Starting in May
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • April 18 2018

What do you do when you want to look up the owner of a domain name? You probably perform a "WHOIS search" to find out the owner's name and contact