29 May '18, 1pm

Tucows responds to ICANN legal action related to GDPR

Tucows responds to ICANN legal action related to GDPR

World’s second largest domain name registrar lays out its position on GDPR as it relates to domain registrations. On Friday, the day that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, ICANN filed a legal action in Europe against Tucows’ registrar EPAG . ICANN asked for a temporary injunction after EPAG notified ICANN it would no longer collect administrative and technical contact details for domains in an effort to comply with GDPR. Tucows has issued a statement about its position, and it goes a long way to explaining the rationale behind its GDPR-related decisions. At a high level, there are two things to mention when it comes to Tucows and GDPR. First, Tucows has been the most forward-thinking and forward-planning registrar when it comes to Whois. At least from a public perspective, Tucows has been laying the groundwork for its plans publicly for m...

Full article: https://domainnamewire.com/2018/05/29/tucows-responds-to-...

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